Ubuntu 11.10 (aka Oneiric Ocelot) is the 15th release of the Ubuntu Linux distribution.

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Elusive character encoding issue [duplicate]

I posted this question almost one year ago: Vim scripting with Tcl: encoding mismatch It's never been solved. I assumed it was a problem with Vim, but today I was reading some Pentadactyl ...
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Ubuntu error Cannot mount USB drive Not Authorized

I have a Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop. Until now I was able to mount any external drives (USB flash drives which have FAT, SD Cards having ext4 partitions/filesystems using USB SD Card adapters). Both of ...
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How do I prevent Skype notifications during a call

If I am on a Skype call with a person (with Share Screen Option switched ON), I don't want to get notified if someone calls me or messages me. They shouldn't know who my contacts are. What should I do ...
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Unable to install rvm-rbx in ubuntu 11.10

When i run the "rvm install rbx-head" in my ubuntu 11.10.There seems to be some error in the installation errors as follows: W: Failed to fetch ...
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I want to install openresty in my ubuntu

I had downloaded ngx_openresty-1.2.6.6.tar.gz (stable release) from http://openresty.org/ and I had done these commands on terminal: tar xzvf ngx_openresty-VERSION.tar.gz cd ngx_openresty-VERSION/ ...
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Ubuntu Server 11.10 interfaces file unreadable

I am configuring ubuntu server 11.10 to go from dhcp to static and whenever I try to restart my networking manager, I get the error: command ran: sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart ...
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Ubuntu Audio device not detected

I have a Dell Optiplex 780 running Ubuntu 11.10. Recently I had to hard reset that PC. After that restart, my audio device was no longer detected. Previously, audio had worked fine. The audio/speaker ...
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System restarts automatically

I have installed both Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows 7. My system was working fine when suddenly I got the blue screen of death (bsod) while logging into windows 7. It said about the ACPI compliant and when ...
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Laptop Image disappears for a few seconds when using Windows 7

My laptop screen turns black every once in a while for a few seconds when I am running windows. I have a Dual Boot with Ubuntu 11.10/Windows 7 set up on my PC. I never got display problems with the ...
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Installed Ubuntu 11.10, got a blank screen upon login

And no, right-clicking does nothing; only the power switch gets it to give me any options at all. Please advise! Urgent for a job!
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I shrunk the Windows partition, now it says grub rescue on boot

I have got a machine with dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10, and I wanted to add another OS to that (Jolicloud), so I started the partition manager in Windows and shrunk the Windows partition by ...
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Copying a file to my htdocs on ubuntu

Am trying to move a folder from my desktop to to the following directory on ubuntu /opt/lampp/htdocs please help me out i don't have a clue about this.
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Ubuntu won't boot; How do I uninstall the nvidia display driver?

I had Ubuntu 3.0.23 and installed manually the nVidia drivers 2 months ago. Now took the accumulated updates 3.0.26 and can't boot anymore. After the GRUB menu I get a black screen and a cursor. Is ...
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How to keep Ubuntu 11.10 and Kate editor w/terminal from changing command line when changing tabs?

I am programming C using Kate editor in Ubuntu 11.10. It works great, but when I change tabs in Kate, the terminal line changes to the file path of the tab I click on. Normally this is not a big deal ...
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change ubuntu brightness using external keyboard

I have a hp pavilion g6 laptop. My keyboard has stopped working so I cannot use laptop keyboard to change the brightness. The issue is my brightness is set at 0 so I cannot see anything once ubuntu ...
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Hiding .php extensions?

I'm having trouble hiding .php extensions on my site. for example: I want http://mysite.net/view_category.php?id=4 to show as http://mysite.net/view_category?id=4 I'm sure it's to do with the ...
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How can I boot directly into an application?

How can I disable and hide all menus for a specific user and start only one program? What I mean is, I would like my user to login and see only the background image and the one program that the ...
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check what uses the disk space on ubuntu

I don not know what is using my disk space. I tried df and du commands to check the system storage used they both show diff results ubuntu@ip-111-121-42-198:~$ df -h Filesystem Size ...
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How do I install a brother mfc5895cw printer filter for ubuntu 11.10 64 bit?

I have already installed the pinter ppd file from a brother download, the system recognizes my printer but when I try to print it says it cannot because a printer filter is missing
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How to Mount vbox permanently

On my Ubuntu 11.10 machine, I use vbox (which is again an Ubuntu with source code on it). To take a daily update of a code, followed by testing - have to mount this box with every restart. Tried to ...
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Enable XML-RPC in apache?

I install apache2 via This guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ApacheMySQLPHP How can I enable XML-RPC to be able to make API calls and such?
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Ubuntu installer problems

I am fairly new to Ubuntu and I have some problems. My Ubuntu version is 11.10. For some time now, the Ubuntu software center hasn't been working (when I click on it, it lights up a bit, as if it will ...
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ubuntu report wrong disk usage on /

On my ubuntu 11.10, /dev/sda3 (150GB) is mounted on / and /dev/sda1 (80GB) is mounted on /home. My entire disk has 250GB and the system is reporting I am running out of disk space. Here is the output ...
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After closing the ssh terminal, the thin server is down

I have a rails project run on the thin server(1.3.1) on a ubuntu server. I ssh to the server and start thin with command 'thin start -C config/thin.yml', following the thin.yml, port: 3000 log: ...
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Wifi connection not working on Ubuntu 11.10

I have two operating systems installed on my computer [Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.10]. When I use Ubuntu, my internet connection cannot be used, even though I am already connected to the wifi. In Windows ...
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How to make skype use less data?

I'm currently travelling and using Skype to stay in touch with family. I am also using an Internet plan with limited data and Skype is taking a lot of data from that plan. From my provider history, I ...
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Error trying to get tmux 1.6 installed - E: Unable to locate package libevent

$ pwd $ /home/durrantm/Downloads/tmux-1.6 durrantm.../tmux-1.6$ ./configure && make checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking whether build environment is sane... ...
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How do I install SOX on UBuntu 11.0 with all format supported packages?

I tried to install SOX ( Swiss Army knife of sound processing programs ) on Ubuntu 11.10. At first, I tried with apt-get install sox, it installed successfully but it couldn't convert wav to mp3. Then ...
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Ubuntu server: ssh login is very slow

I have a server hooked directly up to the internet, no router. But when I go to login to ssh it is VERY slow. It is not the connection as you can see here by the response time on this ping: What ...
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Execute Selenium at the startup

I'm using Selenium to automate a browser in a Server from a client, but I want that the server execute selenium automatically at the startup. I have 3 files in /etc/init: proxyserver.conf: respawn ...
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“error: no such device” at boot in Ubuntu Server 11.10 with Raid1

I have a configuration of 4 HDD's as RAID1 2 pairs of 2 HDD's. The first RAID1 pair is for the system, so I just made an 40GB space for swap, and the rest of it for the root. The second pair of ...
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No Cure for a Slow Computer?

I have a laptop with the following specs: 2.2gHz dual-core processor. 4gb of DDR2 Ram. 180gb HDD space. I have tried everything. I have reinstalled the OS. Installed Ubuntu with Lubuntu, LXDE, Gnome ...
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How to set the laptop screen brightness programatically?

I'm currently migrating to openbox without gnome session. In unity i can use the vendor keys to set the screen brightness, but in openbox I'm on my own. /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness ...
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Can Git be used when “experimenting”, changing drivers and software on Linux?

I have no idea how to use any backup software with Linux, but I do know Git. I hope this isn't a silly question as the obvious answer is to use some form of backup software, perhaps - but, I was ...
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cannt run phpunit tests on bash ubuntu 11.10

I'm working with Ubuntu 11.10 as root on my local machine, I've installed xampp 1.7.7 and While following a tutorial on sitepoint on how to install pear to use PhpUnit, I didn't notice it then, but ...
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VirtualBox running Ubuntu 11.10 in Win7 is suddenly way too slow

For two months I've been running Ubuntu 11.10 64bits in VirtualBox 4.1.12r77245 but today everything has been really slow, freezing all the time. I've had to restart the VM about 7 times already ...
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Mechanical mouse using USB-to-PS/2 Adapter freezes occasionally

I am using an AOpen PS/2 mechanical mouse in Ubuntu 11.10 with a Staples USB-to-PS/2 Adapter with my Intel DP67DE motherboard. The mouse is more comfortable for my hand as it has a lower height than ...
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Make GRUB 2 boot Windows 8 safe mode

I have a dual boot configuration: Windows 8 Consumer and Ubuntu 11.10. I tried to install the Asus drivers for my motherboard (P8Z68-V LE EFI) in windows 8, and i now get bluescreens when starting ...
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Unable to access the server via SSH

when I am trying to access the server through ssh it says: ssh: connect to host xx.yyy.zzz.x port 22: Connection refused and on the server in auth.log it shows following log entry: Address ...
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Installed ALSA driver on Ubuntu 11.10, now flashplugin doesn't work

I installed from here -> http://www.stchman.com/tools/alsa/alsa_setup.sh because I was having so much noise from my speakers when the sound wasn't even playing, and I decided to install alsa drivers ...
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HP LaserJet P1005 Stopped Working on Ubuntu 11.10

I am using the HP-LaserJet-P1005 result of lsusb Bus 002 Device 013: ID 03f0:3d17 Hewlett-Packard LaserJet P1005 I had a queue of ~10 jobs at the point in which it was unresponsive a few days ago. ...
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Samsung Series 7 Chronos Fan Runs Constantly on Ubuntu 11.10

First off, I'm a Linux Noob - I successfully installed it on an older laptop, so I went out and bought this Samsung series 7. After dual booting Ubuntu alongside Windows I noticed the fan would ...
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Ubuntu installation hangs at certain level

When I try to install/run Ubuntu from a liveCD, it just hangs on following screen... Any ideas? I've unplugged all my usb devices other than my death adder mouse and g15 keyboard, tried 32bit and ...
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Ubuntu terminal: “No such file or directory” [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 and get the following error when using the terminal: lee@theia:~$ regedit/home/lee/desktop/Direct3D.reg bash: regedit/home/lee/desktop/Direct3D.reg: No such file or directory ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 sound comes from everywhere

Why is the sound coming from my laptop and my TV at the same time? I tried every little guide/tip out there and nothing happens. For reference I have a Asus laptop that is connected to a Samsung TV ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 ATI Drivers vesa park

This is probably not an issue, from all I can get it seems my hardware and drivers are properly installed. However when I go to system settings -> system info -> graphics. I get Driver: VESA:PARK. ...
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Black screen appears when booting new install of Ubuntu 11.10 on my desktop, cannot access Grub menu to fix

I installed 11.10 on my desktop PC but get a black screen after the BIOS screen when I try to boot it. I was able to run 10.04.04 on my hard drive before installing 11.10 and I am also able to use ...
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Dell XPS L502x wireless error after resume on 3.0.0-16-generic kernel

Ubuntu 11.10 64bit, 3.0.0-16 kernel on Dell XPS L502x has strange problem with integrated Intel Wireless card (Intel(R) Centrino(R) Wireless-N 1030 BGN, REV=0xB0) or iwlagn drivers. After suspend and ...
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Reinstall Ubuntu 11.10 in Windows 7 without formatting the HD

I have a laptop with Windows 7. Sometime ago, I tried to install Ubuntu using the cd and clicking the option "Install with Windows", however it never worked, never finished the installation. Now I am ...
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No access to remote port 22

I can't use distants port 22 anymore. This problem appeared "magically" when I booted today and tried to push some files on a remote git repo. I run on Ubuntu 11.10. I tried connecting to other ...