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

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Replace LVM drive with a larger size

I have two drives setup in LVM holding my media. I ran out of space and would like to replace the 1tb with a 2tb I just got. What is the best way to go about copying the contents from the old 1tb ...
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Virtualbox relaunching the disk image instead of the server everytime

I am on OS X Lion, I am trying to install an ubuntu server (11.04) to a Virtualbox using an .iso disk image I have downloaded. Once I finish the installation (which includes the installation of GRUB ...
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Syncronize accounts with different JIDs(resource)

I want to sync my jabber accounts to use it in Pidgin in different PCs. Now I do it by symlink to Dropbox folder. It works as it should. But now I want to use differnet resources on jabber accounts, ...
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What do I need to remotely control a computer using rdesktop?

I need to be able to work from home (Ubuntu 11.04) on a computer at work (Windows XP), so I thought I could simply use rdesktop and enter the proper credentials, but it seems it's a little more ...
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Can I show a “welcome” splash page for my ad-hoc network?

Is there a way to configure an ad-hoc network to have a splash/welcome page? Similar to how NoCat works with routers? Basically if a user connects to my ad-hoc network it would re-direct them to a ...
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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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How do I force Ubuntu to renew its knowledge about hardware and install proper drivers?

I changed to another motherboard. How do I force Ubuntu to renew its knowledge about hardware and install proper drivers?
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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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resize after cloning ubuntu

I've just used dd commands to clone my ubuntu11.04 to a larger partition. However, my ext4fs hasn't detected the change. Thus, I've not been able to use the extra space yet. So how to resize my ...
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Apple Aluminum Keyboard and Ubunutu 11.04

I have connected this Apple Aluminum keyboard to my Ubuntu-running PC. The thing is, F (function) keys are not working as I want them to work. There are eject key, and volume keys (keys with icons), ...
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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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Natty freezes constantly after install

I've just installed 11.04 and now at random everything freezes. The keyboard responds but the only thing that seems to unlock it is a reisub. I never had this problem before and I've had this computer ...
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Bridge between wireless internet connection and Drobo Ethernet connection

My target setup is as follows: Ubuntu 11.04 64 bit server which has a WiFi USB dongle that connects to a Linksys WRT160NL wireless router (and from them to the net). A Drobo FS that connects ...
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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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Quickly view PDF files in directory

Is there a way to view/browse PDF files/graphs quickly while flipping through them in Ubuntu Narwhal (kind of like in OS X's Finder where it shows an "image" of the pdf when you select it without ...
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Connections problems while some activities - xChat, GAE - on Ubuntu

I have very annoying problem with a connection. When I browse Internet using for example - firefox - there are no problems, but if I try to connect to any server - it just can't be done - I have ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu

I used a live CD to install Ubuntu 10.10 on my HP Netbook (Mini Atom 1GHz CPU). I booted it up and then upgraded it to 11.04 Natty Narwhal. From the below I assume it got hacked, so how do I securely ...
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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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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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Ssh connection freezes

I have an old P4 system which is running Ubuntu 11.04. The machine is connected to the internet via a USB wireless adapter, and it has openssh installed, so I can connect to it from other computers in ...
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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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Updated Ubuntu 11.04 from 10.x and vim's menu bar disappeared

Since the update gvim no longer displays a menu. The toolbar continues to work as expected. I have tried :set guioptions-=m :set guioptions+=m From within vim, and on advice from a similar problem ...
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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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How do I reset the root password in Pinguy (Ubuntu 11.04)?

Okay, I've googled and checked every dang page I can find. They all tell me to add single or init=/bin/bash to the end of the kernel line. Well I don't have a line that starts with kernel when editing ...
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Default display switches from external monitor to notebook's monitor after login

I'm using ThinkPad x120e with Ubuntu 11.04. I updated the graphics driver using "Additional Drivers" program (AMD Radeon™ HD 6300M Series Graphics.) When I work at home, I want to use my external ...
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How do I stop display and another email of changes when running aptitude full-upgrade after receiving apticron email notifying of the same changes?

My home server used to run Ubuntu 10.10 server with apticron installed, which periodically (via cron) sends emails when updates to your installed packages are available. This email includes a list of ...
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gnome 3 & unity - how unstable does it get?

tl;dr: Can I install gnome 3 on ubuntu 11.04 and not worry too much? Tutorials say installing gnome 3 results in an unstable system. I am using ubuntu 11.04, and although I am quite ok with unity ...
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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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Microphone not working in Ubuntu Natty

Problem: I can hear myself speak in the mic but Ubuntu is not recording/capturing the sound. Actions Taken: I followed all the steps listed here for the Alsa update script I've also tried changing ...
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Unable to login to Ubuntu

I am not able to login to Ubuntu. It boots like normal but hangs when showing the wallpaper, without any panels loaded. The cursor is the waiting circle (hourglass equivalent) and nothing happens. ...
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how to set default browser for broadcast in Ubuntu 11.04

omnipresent ~/rails $ sudo update-alternatives --config x-www-browser [sudo] password for xxxx: There are 2 choices for the alternative x-www-browser (providing /usr/bin/x-www-browser). Selection ...
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Ubuntu Server drops network connection after certain activity

I have some older hardware (Celeron dual-core) that I've just installed Ubuntu Server 11.04 on. My intent is to use it primarily as a file server, but I thought it'd also be fun to try and run a Team ...
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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 ...
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how to see size of a window while resizing in ubuntu 11.04

before, i used ubuntu 10.04. i would resize gvim window and would see it's size while resizing. A small box would show rows x columns. this behavior is absent in ubuntu 11.04. does anyone know how to ...
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Problem updating with apt-get

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 with gnome-shell and I have a conflict in apt-get that don't let me upgrade / install new packages (my system is in Spanish, because of that some output is in this language) ...
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Can not connect to daap share from outside local network

I have an Ubuntu desktop (11.04) at home which I'm using as my music box. It has both ssh and tangerine installed. I opened necessary ports on the machine, first. Then, I added two firewall rules to ...
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Can't sudo ruby gems binaries on Ubuntu 11

I am ruby1.8 user, as well as gem; it's library manager system. gem is able to install binaries, like rails and bundle. But I could not get access for this guys until I added this line to my .bashrc ...
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Ubuntu 11 Unity, how to open several instances of Nautilus with keyboard?

On the default installation of Ubuntu 11.04, if I press Windows key + 1, a Nautilus windows will open. If I press it again, it just brings the one Nautilus already opened to focus. I want to actually ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 xulrunner: command not found?

Now i install Pencil-1.2-0-linux-gtk software in my ubuntu 11.04 system, here i found this problem. xulrunner: not found
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Intermittent Xorg crashes under Ubuntu 11.04

Since upgrading Ubuntu yesterday, I've seen several instances where my session has crashed and forced me back to the login screen. A quick peek at the Xorg logs shows a segmentation fault with the ...
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Suspicious behaviour of twistd

Recently I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop with all the latest updates. For the last two days I've been observing that my network traffic is showing 100% usage (max bandwidth) even when all the ...
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my gvim settings are all messed up after upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04

my gvim settings are all messed up after upgrading to 11.04. When I try to launch gvim I get errors like: Error detected while processing /home/laptop/.vimrc: line 1: E185: Cannot find color ...
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ntop won't install properly after reinstall (Ubuntu 11.04)

I installed ntop (with all its dependencies) like this: sudo apt-get install ntop After that I decided to remove it by issuing the following commands: sudo apt-get remove ntop sudo apt-get ...
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installing the latest R version (2.13.0) on Ubuntu 11.04

I just upgraded my Ubuntu desktop 10.10 to 11.04. I everything works fine except when trying to update the current R 2.12.1 to R 2.13.0. I followed the readme: ...
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PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined method PEAR::raiseErro() in /usr/share/php/PEAR/REST.php on line 165

when running pear upgrade the following error is raised: PHP Fatal error: Call to undefined method PEAR::raiseErro() in /usr/share/php/PEAR/REST.php on line 165 PHP Stack trace: PHP 1. ...
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network manager indicator disappeared in ubuntu 11.04

i just upgraded my ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04. I was trying to check out new indicators and i saw this one called indicator-network. I installed it to check it out. It was not showing me the the ad hoc ...
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Newly upgraded Ubuntu 11.04 VM not booting

I have just upgraded to 11.04 on my VirtualBox VM, and after I start it, it begins to load, but it stops at the line * Checking battery state... [ OK ] I have tried the recovery mode, but to no ...