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

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Does Windows 7 deleted files generated during hibernation?

Somebody was using my Windows 7 and she hibernated it instead of shutting down. Later, I booted up Ubuntu and moved about 2GB worth of files from the Ubuntu partition to the Windows partition. After ...
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I have nearly 500 GB drive space but can't install Ubuntu

I was trying install Ubuntu 11.04 over and over again via USB driver but it often failed that it says my drive space isn't enough (4.4GB). However, my Windows partition has about 200 GB free space. I ...
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Can a hardware be custom made for a specific operational system?

Today I installed on my notebook(Acer Core i5, 8GB RAM) the Ubuntu version 11.04 (before it, I had installed a Windows Seven Home Premium on it). However, when I was using Windows, it was very fast, ...
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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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“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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Dragging windows in Ubuntu Unity

I updated Ubuntu to version 11.04 and it uses Unity. I noticed that for most programs, I can't simply drag them around like I used to. I have to hold the alt key in order to drag them around. Is this ...
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disable everything in update-motd.d dir in ubuntu server

mitjab@server:/etc/update-motd.d$ dir 00-header 10-help-text 91-release-upgrade 98-fsck-at-reboot 99-footer mitjab@server:/etc/update-motd.d$ i need to remove all auto updates or notifiers in my ...
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Ubuntu Linux running VirtualBox with Windows 7 as a guest OS

I have a Dell Precision 490 workstation computer which I installed the latest version of Ubuntu Linux on. It has 8GB RAM, and Dual Xenon CPUs, so a total of four cores. The problem is I give my VM ...
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Binary executable won't launch if called outside of source folder

I am trying to launch the 32-bit binary reclient_linux_32 that comes with the Linux Red Eclipse game. I've successfully built from source and also have another version of the executable. If I open a ...
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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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Crash on startup after intalling Roller Coaster Tycoon in Wine in Ubuntu 11.04

After a seemingly successful install of Roller Coaster Tycoon (the super old one, from the old disk I had from my family's first PC) using Wine 1.2.2 (and Wine 1.3.15) on Ubuntu 11.04, the program ...
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installing jdk1.7.0 on Ubuntu 11.04 machine

I am facing a problem while trying to install Java 7 on Ubuntu. The following are the steps that I performed for installing: I installed the setup file from the link given below: wget ...
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why the `user` still have no permission to modify the folder

user@ubuntu:/var/www$ sudo addgroup webwork [sudo] password for user: user@ubuntu:/var/www$ sudo chmod g+s /var/www user@ubuntu:/var/www$ sudo chown :webwork /var/www user@ubuntu:/var/www$ ls -l ...
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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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how do I see the history of crontab?

I've read a few posts on the web, gone and looked for the file they are mentioning and haven't found it. I'm in Ubuntu 11 and trying to troubleshoot a cron job that isn't running, even though I have ...
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-1 fixed channel on mon0 in aircrack

I installed recently aircrack 1.1 and when I enable my wlan card into monitor mode by airmon-ng start wlan0 6 I always get fixed channel -1. Anybody knows how to fix it? My wifi card is Ethernet ...
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Open and layout multiple applications on Ubuntu desktop with a single command

Is it possible on Ubuntu to open, automatically size and layout multiple applications with a single command? Solution with no requirements of advanced system administration skills are gratefully ...
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Enable talkd on ubuntu 11.04 server?

I'm trying to enable the talkd on an ubuntu server (11.04). In my inetd.conf, I put: #:BSD: Shell, login, exec and talk are BSD protocols. talk dgram udp wait root /usr/sbin/in.talkd ...
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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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how can i install sun-java6-sdk on ubuntu 11 oneiric

I added all the required package sources to my list file and nomatter what i do i keep getting this: E: Package 'sun-java6-jdk' has no installation candidate Anyone knows which way i can install ...
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Unable to use PSSH on Ubuntu

Hi I just installed PSSH on my Ubuntu machine and Iä'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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When should I choose to run an application as a daemon?

From the MongoDB manual: To start the server as a daemon listening on port 5586 and sending all output to mongodb.log, we can do: mongod --port 5586 --fork --logpath mongodb.log What is the ...
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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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Windows7 and Ubuntu 11.04 in grub

I installed Windows7 on my new netbook (x121e ThinkPad) and then installed Ubtuntu 11.04 afterwards, but grub won't load after startup and windows always starts immediatly. I already did such a setup ...
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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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“no valid sudoers sources found, quitting” error while chmodding /var/www

I'm new to Ubuntu and just installed LAMP. I'm trying to paste files into the /var/www/ directory so i can test my PHP projects, but I can't. I have searched on the web and all I read is: "type sudo ...
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I accidentally chmodded the file system root - how can I revert this?

I am using Ubuntu 11.04. I mistyped and wrote sudo chmod 444 / instead of writing /home. Everything went blank and icons started disappearing, and now when I try to run Ubuntu, it hangs on the ...
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unmountable boot volume error

I have read this article on superuser unmountable boot volume but I have to ask this question since my situation is a bit different... I was running a latex plugin on chrome when my system crashed ...
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How can I disable the wheel-button paste feature in Ubuntu?

In Ubuntu, the mouse middle-button (wheel-button) pastes the clipboard contents when clicked. When I'm scrolling it keeps pasting things between my codes and most times I don't notice. I can solve ...
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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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Ubuntu 11.04 deletes files immediately (Trash is empty)

My Ubuntu 11.04 deletes files immediately – the trash can is empty. I delete files using right-click "Move to trash" or Del (not Shift-Del).
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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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L3 cache disabled in Ubuntu 11.04

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 64bit .. After checking my CPU cache it shows that 3MB cache is disabled. see below : $ sudo lshw description: Notebook product: SATELLITE C660 (PSC1SE-00G009AR) ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 is not starting after update to 11.10

I am dual booting Windows and Ubuntu. I haven't started the Ubuntu for a long time and 1 hour ago I decided to get back to it. So I started Ubuntu normally, saw the "update window" pop-up and I ...
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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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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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Blank screen while running Remote View on a headless Ubuntu

Ubuntu has constant problems connecting via remote view, I encountered many problems before too, but now it is very persistent. So today, I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on a headless server. I have limited ...
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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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VirtualBox not working on Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal)

I can't run VirtualBox on Ubuntu Linux 11.04. I've installed the following packages: ii virtualbox-guest-additions 4.0.4-1 guest additions iso image for VirtualBox ii ...
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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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Accessing guest OS server from Host in VirtualBox

I have Ubuntu installed in VirtualBox on my windows machine with the default setup. I can visit my apache server in the guest OS by going to localhost:8080, but can't access it from the host ...
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Performance considerations for a Windows 7 guest on a Ubuntu Natty x64 host: bitness (32-bit vs. 64-bit), guest settings and file access

I want to setup a virtual machine running Windows 7, for compilation and development of a native C++ application using Visual Studio. I have 8 GB RAM on the host with an Intel T9600 Dual-Core CPU, ...
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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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Ubuntu won't boot, only displays GRUB terminal

I have a problem with my Ubuntu 11.04 installation. I've installed Ubuntu 11.04 from Windows, it worked fine for days, but today it won't boot. When I start the machine, GRUB loads. There is the ...
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How do I resize my ext4 partition and add the free size to an NTFS one?

I have a 500GB HDD with the following partitions. From Windows 7 I cannot resize the sda6 (ext4) partition. I want to make it about 100GB and the free size to add to the sda7 (NTFS) partition. Can ...
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aplay not working on Ubuntu 11.04 for root user

I have ALSA on Ubuntu 11.04 version. When I play aplay through my normal user, I am able to get the output. When I do this with the root user, the command hangs: below stuff happens root@myuser:~# ...
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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 ...