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

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Key bindings in zshrc do not take any effect

I have just switched to zsh, and I would like to bind Home, End and Delete keys such that they would act similar to how they do in bash. I have found some commands that work if I enter them directly ...
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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 ...
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Will Network Simulator work in Ubuntu when it's installed on an external hard drive?

I want to install Ubuntu 11.10 on my external hardisk in order to do my assignment running NS (Network Simulator). Can NS be running or working properly if my Ubuntu installed on an external hard ...
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Open Google Chrome at launch on multi monitor system (LINUX)

I have an AMD HD6950 video card with the latest catalyst drivers installed on a 64bit Ubuntu 11.10 linux box. There are currently two 1920 x 1080 HDTVs connected but there will be four in the future, ...
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Connect and disconnect a monitor in Ubuntu

I replaced OSX with Linux on my Macbook Pro. When I had OSX in it, I could connect an external monitor and it would be automatically detected and used. When I disconnected it, everything would move to ...
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Can't connect to wi-fi hotspot in Ubuntu 11.10

I'm new to Ubuntu. I'm having a wireless network problem in Ubuntu 11.10. I made a hotspot using Connectify from a computer which is running Windows 7. I can access it in Windows 7 but not in Ubuntu ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 11.10 starts in a strange mode

I removed Maven2 from my computer and tried installing Maven3. While doing this I added a few things to the /etc/environment file, as instructed by the Maven guys. Anyway, after a few successful ...
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No audio after installing ubuntu 11.10 & low screen resolution

I recently installed Ubuntu 11.10. I was using Windows XP earlier. After installing, when i tried to play music, there was no audio. Also the maximum screen resolution is 1024x768 while in XP it was ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 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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Linux and Windows Dual Boot

I set up a dual-boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu Server 11.10. Everything works fine until I boot into Windows. After booting into Windows, the machine reboots when I select Linux from the grub menu. ...
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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 ...
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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!
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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 ...
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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.
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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.
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu administrator prompt doesn't display

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 on a Toshiba A300-16l laptop, and have been experiencing various very strange problems recently after upgrading to the latest Ubuntu release. The most obvious problem is that ...
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Empathy IM failure to connect in Ubuntu 11.10

In Ubuntu 11.10 I am trying to use Empathy to connect to an AIM account but it is displaying an error message. Specifically it says "connection cannot be established" when it tries to log in. It had ...
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Notify-osd stopped functioning

I have reloaded, reinstalled, tried NotifyOSDconfiguration and get nothing to appear. I am running 11.10 ubuntu with conky on the desktop. ANy ideas?
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Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 11.10

I tried installing Gnome 3 on Ubuntu 11 through the Ubuntu Software Center, but when I start up a Gnome shell I get what I guess is Gnome 2.0 instead. The log in menu gives me a choice between Gnome ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Upgrade mysql 5.5.2 to stable version

I have ubuntu 11.10 server, and i have installed mysql 5.5.2 using aptitude. but this version of mysql is not stable and i am facing a lot of problems in it. now i am thinking in upgrading it to ...
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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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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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Xubuntu 11.10 login issues

This is the second time this has happened to me this week. The first time was on my netbook, the second on a VM on my desktop. Whenever I try to log in to my account through the GUI the screen flashes ...
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File execute permissions for automounted USB HDD (Ubuntu 11.10)

I have an issue with Ubuntu 11.10 automounting USB HDDs where the permissions for all files on the mounted volume are set to -rw-r--r-- and I can't change them with chmod. I don't have the same issue ...
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dual boot Windows/Linux “file not found error” appears before boot menu

I have recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a computer where I also have a Windows 7 installation, so I have a dual boot computer. Everything works fine, except the fact that before the boot menu ...
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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 ...