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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
0answers
462 views

My Dell laptop running Ubuntu Linux 11.10 hangs on reboot but not shutdown. How do I diagnose this?

My Dell laptop running Ubuntu Linux 11.10 hangs reliably while shutting down for a reboot, but when I shutdown, it will complete successfully. How do I diagnose this? I don't know what log files I ...
2
votes
0answers
166 views

Disable auto-open for a specific device

When I insert a flash drive, always is opened a new window of nautilus showing the content of the flash drive. Is there a form to deactivate "auto-open" option for a determinate USB device? Thanks!
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Restore sound configuration

After install some packages, I don't have sound! I installed Rosegarden, VMPK (piano software), Drumstick Virtual Piano and TiMidity. At the beginning, all works fine, but when I reset my PC, I don't ...
0
votes
1answer
399 views

Is there any way to install multiple version of gtk on Ubuntu?

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10. Ubuntu 11.10 comes with gtk(2, 24, 6). I want to test one of my program with gtk (2,16,1), so how can I install gtk(2,16,1) and compile my pygtk program? I try ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

chown does not apply owner change

I'm having a problem with Dropbox which seems to be quite common (the problem apperas on all sorts of systems - I'm running on Ubuntu 11.10). From the reading I've done, it seems the problem is that ...
0
votes
0answers
647 views

How to Configure a Hotplugged Network Interface with a Static IP Address

I have a device that I connect to my host Ubuntu machine via Ethernet over USB. It shows up as usb0 in ifconfig and the device always has the same address: 192.168.0.1. I have the following two ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Ubuntu not booting, recovery mode not loading

I have a dual-boot Ubuntu 11.10 and Windows 7 machine setup and last night I had to force shutdown Ubuntu during updates because it wasn't responding. Since then, Ubuntu will not boot up, only ...
0
votes
2answers
500 views

Radon HD 6870 compatibility with Ubuntu 11.10

Does anyone have experience with the XFX Radeon HD 6870 on Ubuntu 11.10? I've googled and the best I could find was someone getting the card to 'work' on linux. Nothing specific about ubuntu and this ...
0
votes
1answer
195 views

Prevent Unity Grid from expanding different windows behind dock in Ubuntu 11.10

Is there a way to keep windows in Ubuntu 11.10/Unity from left-docking behind the Unity dock? I want to cut off those pixels entirely and always show the dock, and I want window-resizes to respect ...
1
vote
1answer
7k views

Can't connect to FTP server: 425 Unable to build data connection: Connection timed out

I have a Windows 7 installed on my laptop. I installed VirtualBox 4.1.4 with Ubuntu 11.10. I'm trying to connect to my site via FTP but I got an error when I do ls: ~> ftp <my_site> ...
2
votes
2answers
634 views

Does the Radeon R5450 have triple monitor support for Ubuntu 11.10?

Not too long ago I went ahead and finally made the jump to Ubuntu, which lead me to spend several hours on google trying to find why my previous video card wasn't working, but with only one monitor. I ...
0
votes
1answer
820 views

Ubuntu 11.10 Home/Small Office style Networking without Samba

I am trying to use samba - I run it and it looks like it will work, but no GUI appears. I need to network my computers. I have one Windows 7 laptop, two Ubuntu Laptops, a Macbook Pro, and one Ubuntu ...
1
vote
2answers
765 views

Firestarter device not ready when booting Ubuntu

I am trying to get firestarter running on Ubuntu 11.10 and I am getting an error: Failed to start Firewall The device eth1 is not ready. Please check your network device settings and make sure ...
7
votes
4answers
9k views

Can I use an RSA SecurID software token on Ubuntu Linux?

I have Windows, Mac, and Linux computers; but I am only able to connect to some of my company's websites through the Windows and Mac machines at the moment because they are the only ones with RSA ...
1
vote
2answers
261 views

Why can I only open one folder at a time in Ubuntu?

In Ubuntu 11.10, is there any reason why I can only open one folder at a time via the GUI? I click home folder, navigate to the folder I want to go to, then I hit home folder again to bring up ...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

Why does the terminal in unity 2d (Ubuntu 11.10) always stay in the foreground?

I have just updated to Ubuntu 11.10 and I am using unity 2d. My terminal applications (gnome-terminal or konsole) just won't go into background. When I move another application in front of them, they ...
0
votes
1answer
861 views

Ubuntu 11.10: how to install OpenJDK 1.7 without OpenJDK 1.6

When I install the JRE of OpenJDK 1.7 on Ubuntu 11.10 (or Xubuntu 11.10), it automatically installs OpenJDK 1.6. When now launching java -version on the console, version 1.6 is shown. How to install ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

How to install RabbitVCS in Ubuntu 11.10 Ocelot?

I tried to install RabbitVCS on my machine following this guide but failed. I'm stuck since the guide is officially from RabbitVCS. What should I do?
1
vote
2answers
1k views

How do I properly dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7 on an UEFI system?

I have an HP Z210 with Windows 7, which is UEFI based. I'd like to dual boot it to Ubuntu 11.10 with GRUB2, but am having problems due to the UEFI. The install CD goes to the end, but then the ...
0
votes
1answer
506 views

Ubuntu upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10 fails to log in anyone anymore

After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10 from 11.04, I can no longer login into any account on the system. No matter what desktop manager I specify at the login screen, logging in always starts off loading ...
2
votes
0answers
108 views

Wine Install Total Failure

Okay I compiled Wine1.2.3 from source, with the following flags and such: sudo apt-get build-dep wine ./configure --enable-win64 make sudo make install Took forever to compile, and it does a bunch ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

login after ubuntu 11.10 upgrade - failed to load session ubuntu

After Ubuntu 11.10 upgrade I'm unable to login via gdm or lightdm. Every time I receive error: "failed to load session ubuntu" Any help appreciated.
2
votes
0answers
392 views

How can I get WinPower 3.2.0.2 to find my UPS on Linux

How can I get WinPower 3.2.0.2 to find my UPS on Linux? I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 I have an Advice UPS After install WinPower, it cannot detect the UPS which is connected with USB cable.
1
vote
0answers
443 views

Workspace Switcher

Just installed Ubuntu 11.10. Since I did not like the Unity interface, I went back to using Gnome Classic with the Radiance theme. Everything looks good except for one problem: The workspace switcher ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

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 ...
10
votes
2answers
6k views

How do I scroll up using a keyboard using the terminator terminal emulator?

I use ubuntu 11.10 and recently switched to terminator for my terminal. I am happy with it with one exception, I cannot figure out how to scroll up using the keyboard. I used to use gnome-terminal ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

What can I do when Ubuntu 11.10 doesn't recognize my password?

Currently I'm dual-booting Ubuntu along side Windows 7. I recently upgraded to 11.10, and everything was going fine for a bit. However, I can no longer log in with my user account. The guest account ...
13
votes
5answers
26k views

Can I make Ubuntu 11.10's desktop look like 11.04's Ubuntu Classic?

I updated to 11.10 today and Unity has absolutely driven me nuts. Is there a way to bring 11.04's Classic Desktop back to 11.10? I tried KDE and I don't find it similar enough to be happy. I tried ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

Ubuntu 11.10 Faulty install, how do I rollback or troubleshoot?

So stupidly I allowed the upgrade of Oneiric before I thought better of it. I have gone through the installation and it has evidently bricked. Errors observed: Eternally stuck at loading screen ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Errors on Attempting to Install 32-bit Chrome in 64-bit Ubuntu

I'm running into issues while attempting to install 32-bit Google Chrome on Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit. I have my reasons for doing so, though they're rather complex. I'd like to know how to resolve the ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...