help with Ubuntu 11.10 lightdm?

i've installed the nvidia driver in ubuntu 11.10 and i had to turn of lightdm and i did that by writing 'sudo stop lightdm' and then i installed the driver successfully, but now i don't know how to start the lightdm again or how i can come to the desktop again.i have tried 'sudo start lightdm' but i ...

help with Ubuntu 11.10 lightdm?

i've installed the nvidia driver in ubuntu 11.10 and i had to turn of lightdm and i did that by writing 'sudo stop lightdm' and then i installed the driver successfully, but now i don't know how to start the lightdm again or how i can come to the desktop again.i have tried 'sudo start lightdm' but i ...

Xscreensaver in Ubuntu 11.10 - no autostart

This is my first post in this forum, so please go easy on me. ;-)I'm running ubuntu 11.10. I uninstalled gnome-screensaver and installed xscreensaver instead. It's working fine except for it won't autostart after re-boot. So I always have to start it manually. It is listed in the autostart setup app ...

Updated to Ubuntu 11.10, Samba slow with XBMC for Xbox

I had Ubuntu 10.10 working fine using samba to connect to my xbox xbmc through the network. The folder access time was great and videos played immediately with no skipping. I then updated to Ubuntu 11.04 using the update manager. I immediately updated to Ubuntu 11.10. Computer got really messed up h ...

Ubuntu 11.10 alpha 2 sandy bridge support

Review of Ubuntu 11.10 alpha 2My experience with Ubuntu 11.04 and now with Ubuntu 11.10 is mixed. ATI propitiatory never worked for me. Even not in Ubuntu 11.10. I am writing this for all of you who are looking for decent graphics support in their sandy bridge processor. Problems I had in Ubuntu 11. ...

No Display on Log Out after upgrade to Ubuntu 11.10

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 11.04 to Ubuntu 11.10.Whenever I log out from the system, there is no display. :(On restarting the machine, I see the lightdm login page.Since Ubuntu has moved to lightdm from gdm, I purged the gdm package.Please let me know if there is a way to fix this problem. ...

Gnome Shell gives an empty desktop on Ubuntu 11.10

After super-happy experience of Gnome 2 on Ubuntu 11.04, I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10. It has been disastrous since.Upgrade posted no errors. I now see LightDM and Gnome, Gnome Classic. Gnome Classic (No Effects) and Ubuntu as options.Of these, Ubuntu works as advertised - Unity interface launches. So ...

Gateway LT3103u Ubuntu 11.10 video problems solved

Scrambled graphics/display on Gateway LT3103u running Ubuntu 11.10 with X1200 video adapter/card:lspci | grep Radeon01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RS690M [Radeon X1200 Series]How I fixed it:ctl-alt-f1 to console and log insudo service lightdm stopsudo X -configureThis Output ...

Ubuntu 11.10 boot up problem

So first off I'm a total noob, so don't assume I know how to do anything >.< I'm going to need a detailed list of instructions on what to do, what keys to press to get me where I need to go, etc. Thank you.So I'm having trouble booting up Ubuntu 11.10 and I just installed it fresh on a new HDD ...

Ubuntu 11.10 not booting with laptop external monitor connected

Hi. I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 (64bit) on a laptop and have an error during boot up if an external monitor is connected. The error occurs just before the Ubuntu boot splash screen would normally be displayed. The error is:[drm:i9xx_crtc_mode_set] *ERROR* Couldn't find PLL settings for mode![drm:d ...

Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) doesn't detect/connect wireless with atheros

I post this new thread as I upgraded from the version 11.04 and becuase my old messages were becoming quite hard to follow.Network Manager shows "wireless is disabled by hardware switch" in grey, the same colour of "wireless networks".I keep following these instructions : http:// ...

Launch sudo script at startup on Ubuntu 11.10 Unity

I recently migrated from ubuntu 10.10 to Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity.I had a script that was launched at startup using rc.local (in /etc/..). That script needed to be launched as root without asking any password.I tried to do the same in Ubuntu 11 bt it didn't work.The same rc.local file doesn't launch ...

Help update is not working on ubuntu 11.10

When I try to update ubuntu 11.10 I get the following error.I have google but need a helpinstallArchives() failed: Preconfiguring packages ...Preconfiguring packages ...Preconfiguring packages ...(Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5%%(Reading database ... 10%%(Reading database ... 15%%(Read ...

X server crashing on login - Ubuntu 11.10 w/ ATI e350

I built a small box to run on my big flatscreen TV in my living room to serve several purposes and I'm having a little bit of trouble with the onboard video card. It's an ITX micro board, specs are as follows:MSI E350IA-E45 motherboard(onboard graphics, ATI E350 fusion, this is where my main problem ...

Revo 3700 Ubuntu 11.10 No sound

I realise there are numerous threads regarding sound over HDMI on a Revo machine, but I've been through just about all of them and can't get mine to work properly.I have Ubuntu 11.10 running on a revo 3700. I have installed the Nvidia drivers.My current status is that no sound comes from banshee, xb ...

Acer Aspire One ZG8/Ubuntu 11.10 (No Wireless Connection)

Hello, after a clean install on my Netbook I am not able to connect to my home wireless; checking the option to enable wireless from the panel has no effect. Below is the information as advised to post. I appreciate any help. Thanks.sunonthecross@sunonthecross:~$ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Cor ...

Problems setting up lirc on ubuntu 11.10

I installed Lirc on my PC (Ubuntu 11.10 Minimal) according to this tutorial:http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=11172488&postcount=52(I have a moncaso 312)Everything runs fine till step 8:I don't have a /etc/init.d/lirc -File and I don't have a /etc/lirc/hardware.conf -File.I created them man ...

Ubuntu 11.10 --> won't boot (was booting)

I have been running Ubuntu 11.10 alternate for more than a month and just now am having some problems. The only thing that I did that I can think of that would've caused this random problem is the Software Center Updates. There was a group of 30~ that I installed yesterday, other than that, no fresh ...

Mouse and/or keyboard stops responding in Ubuntu 11.10

I've been having some trouble with Ubuntu 11.10 recently, relating to the mouse and keyboard stopping responding. If anyone has any thoughts on what the problem may be I'd be grateful to hear them?Thanks,BryanSymptomsMouse stops responding:I can crtl-alt-del out of current session, back to login pro ...

Import Appliance VirtualBox OSE from Ubuntu 10.10 to Ubuntu 11.10

:confused:I’d like to know if I can import my VirtualBox OSE from Ubuntu 10.10 to Ubuntu 11.10 coming up in April? I will hold off and wait until April, before purchasing my new computer, if I have to build the VirtualBox OSE from scratch, as I have spent a lot of time on it. Does any one know if t ...

Add Gnome 3 traditional layout in Ubuntu 11.10

How do you guys like this idea: http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/27614/The idea is about how Ubuntu should have a version of Gnome 3 without the shell (traditional style) available for Ubuntu 11.10 since Canonical won't include Classic Desktop (Gnome 2.30.2) anymore. Linux Mint which is another alt ...

"Ubuntu 11.04 and Ubuntu 11.10 Will Support Multiarch"

Steve Langasek proudly announced last evening, March 22nd, that it is now possible to install library packages of different architectures on your Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) operating system via multiarch.This is great news for all Ubuntu developers and users alike, because it means that commands s ...

Problem with Opencv Libraries at Ubuntu 11.10 Alpha 2!

Hi! At my application i use opencv libraries. So in order to compile it i should install some opencv libraries( SCREENSHOT from my ubuntu 11.04 )http://i55.tinypic.com/rky99c.jpgI have Ubuntu 11.10 alpha 2 in virtualbox. I tried to install this packages from synaptic there, i left it about 10 minute ...

wireless issue on ubuntu 11.10 alpha 2

hi. I just installed ubuntu 11.10. everything works just fine except for my wireless card. Ubuntu automatically detected my card version and activated it for me but actually I doesn't work. I can't see wireless network list. I tried to reinstall it and I even installed ndisgtk but no success.my wire ...

Ubuntu 11.10 apt-get update failed

I've upgrade ubuntu 11.10 alpha 3.When I try to update the system it can't upgrade 2 packages:Reading package lists... DoneReading package lists... DoneBuilding dependency tree Reading state information... DoneThe following packages have been kept back:gcj-4.5-jre-lib mono-runtime0 upgraded, 0 newly ...

Ubuntu 11.10 is where Unity comes of age...?

I have literally just booted the latest build of Ubuntu 11.10, and I'm just writing this to say that I think this is when Unity really blooms. Quite a lot of gripes have been fulfilled, lots of new features and partially redesigned layout make this much improved. Unity haters won't recognize it :DOb ...

Ubuntu [11.10] apt-get update failed to fetch everyting

I recently upgraded to 11.10but now when I use "sudo apt-get update" all sources from launchpad are, or ignored, or they throw a "404 not found" error.I don't know if this is a bug from launchpad or a bug in ubuntu 11.10 or if there is just something I can do to fix it.Dral, ...

ubuntu 11.10 & vmware 7.1.4

bonjour, j'ai installer ubuntu 11.10 et ensuite fais les upgrade, j'ai installer vmware-workstation-full 7.1.4, sa a bien passer, mais quand je lance l'application, j'ai un message d'erreur: kernel module updater,vmware must be compiled & load into the kernelje fais install mais il plante plus l ...

Ubuntu 11.10 on a Power7 LPAR - cdrom mount problems

i try to install Ubuntu 11.10 (build 08312011)on a LPAR of a Power7 System.But the problem is that the installer is unable to mount the media.┌───────────────────┤ [!!] Detec ...

Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 1 (Oneiric Ocelot) Released.

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 1. Codenamed "Oneiric Ocelot", 11.10 continues Ubuntu's proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this ...

ubuntu 11.10 theme is broken

I'm using ubuntu 11.10 right now, yesterday I updated my system and after rebooting I realized that gnome-shell was installed automatically, and ubuntu desktop was removed, so installed ubuntu desktop again then I faced with a broken Gtk+3 theme, I tried to re-install humanity icon and ambiance them ...

Lend Ubuntu 11.10 Oneric Ocelot Alpha 2 Disc?

UF community, I am requesting the need for the Ubuntu 11.10 'Oneric Ocelot' Alpha 2 ISO image. I think it may be too late after hours of Googling, but I am requesting the need for this for 2 reasons:I dislike the new Unity changes and would like it to still run in GNOME3, so hence that..I want to co ...

Ubuntu 11.10 beta wireless connection issues

I'm on the beta for Ubuntu 11.10 and it's been running smoothly until I updated today. I have to re-enter my passphrase for my wireless network every couple minutes, very annoying haha I was wondering if this was a known bug or if anybody had a work around for me so that I don't have to keep enterin ...

Ubuntu 11.10 beta 1 notebook monitor problem

I'm using ubuntu 11.10 beta 1 on my notebook, everything is fine except the monitor problem make me confused.Everytime I pressed Fn+F2 to shutdown the monitor, it works,but then Fn+F2 again, the monitor will never wake up again!I have to force shutdown system by long press power button,then boot the ...

Ubuntu 11.10 Beta Testing on Dell Mini 1012 Findings

Whats up guys, thought I'd get a bit involved in the new beta release for Ubuntu 11.10. Im going to be testing the new OS on a Dell Mini 1012 and report any bugs and stuff here on this thread; for the benefit of the community and developers. Check back here later for updates. ...

I cant seem to install Google video chat on Ubuntu 11.10

I have just downloaded google video chat support and it isnt installing.I have 64-bit Ubuntu 11.10 and it says in the software centre that dependancies are not met. The file dependencies are lib32v4l-0.I have tried to find it on synaptic and tried to find on terminal by running sudo apt-get install ...

modern version of texlive in Ubuntu 11.10?

Is there any chance of an actually recent version of texlive being included in Ubuntu 11.10? I searched on packages.ubuntu.com, and it still shows the 2009 version. New features are added all the time, and for those of us that install texlive-full, is our only option for getting something anywhere c ...

Ubuntu 11.10 & SSDs - Will I have to monkey with fstat

I'll be buying a new pc in the next 2 months and want to install Ubuntu 11.10 as the only os.I've read that for ubuntu 10.10 you had to manually edit fstab to enable trim for the ssd, is this still the case for 11.10.Will any new 120 GB SSD I buy work out of the box with ubuntu 11.10.My idea is to i ...

Internal error in Software Center Ubuntu 11.10

I downloaded Chrome 14, and when i tried to install chrome 14 on Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 1 from Software Center, i got the following errorInternal ErrorThe file "/home/vaibhav/Downloads/google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb" could not be opened.Is there any way to remove this bug and install chr ...

Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2 (Oneiric Ocelot) Released.

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2. Codenamed "Oneiric Ocelot", 11.10 continues Ubuntu's proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. The team has been hard at work through this ...

Linksys WRT120N crashes connected to Ubuntu 11.10

I have a linksys WRT120N router, which is shared between a couple users of different platforms.When I use my hp with ubuntu 11.10 installed connected to the wireless the wireless and LAN network goes down, and forces a turn on/off of the router to get connectivity again.I suspect the router firmware ...

Post installation issue with Ubuntu 11.10

Hello, I am new to the Ubuntu forums, and I am having a problem. I recently finished Installing The new Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2, but after rebooting, I saw the Installer pop up instead of the desktop. I am using Virtualbox 4.1.0 to run Ubuntu, and The iso image is not attached, as shown in the screensho ...

how to install adobe air 2 on ubuntu 11.10?

So, being that guy that has to be first, I installed Ubuntu 11.10 but now I'm trying to install Adobe AIR 2 through the terminal but running the instructions from the adobe air page here (http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/521/cpsid_52132.html#main_Install_AIR_2_on_64_bit_Ubun tu_9_04) (granted it's for 11.10 ...

Gnome Activities bar problem with ATI on Ubuntu 11.10

I know I shouldn't be discussing Ubuntu 11.10 problems, once it's still in development. Specially when it involves Gnome Shell. But I think you can help me with my problem. Well, I don't know how to describe it so I will send an screenshot.As I said, I'm using Oneiric with Gnome 3, and open source d ...

Skychart/Cartes Du Ciel gets error on startup in Ubuntu 11.10

Just posting this as a tip to fix this problem. When starting Cartes Du Ciel stable or beta version under Ubuntu 11.10 I received this error:TWinControl.WMSize loop detected, the widgetset does not like the LCL bounds or sends unneeded wmsize messages: HorScrollBar:TScrollBar BoundsRealized=l=0,t=67 ...

Ubuntu 11.10, Unity, and Compiz eZoom Plugin

Ubuntu 11.10 is due to be released here very soon, and I would like to upgrade to it. I have been wanting to use Unity to test it out since it was first available. I heavily rely on the Compiz eZoom magnification plugin so that I may effectively use my computer system.In Ubuntu 11.04, eZoom was able ...

Ubuntu 11.10 b2 Live-CD graphics problems with ATI graphics

I would like to try out Ubuntu 11.10 b2 on my computer (an Athlon X2 64 5000+ on an Asus M2A VM/HDMI AM2 Mainboard with 4GB of memory, the graphics card is an HIS Radeon HD 3870).I downloaded the ubuntu-11.10-beta2-desktop-amd64.iso und created a bootable usb stick using UNetbootin.After booting I s ...

ubuntu 11.10 gnome 3 (? screensaver ) cannot unlock blank screen.

OS: Ubuntu 11.10When I do not use gnome 3 desktop for a while I get a blank screen. I am not able to unlock this screen. there is no login menu. dubs daemon seems to be running. In fact I do not now how to disable gnome-screensaver. I cannot find a setting menu to do that. ...

Screen locking in Ubuntu 11.10

I'm having a serious problem with my custom built desktop computer in Ubuntu 11.10. Literally 1 second after I take my hands off of the mouse or keyboard, the screen fades to black. It only happens on my desktop, not my laptop, and they're both running the same exact version of Ubuntu with all the l ...

it dies after I install GNOME shell in Ubuntu 11.10

I was trying Ubuntu 11.10 and everything was fine until I installed the GNOME shell and GNOME tweak tool from Software Centre.After that, I logged out, but the screen displayed nothing. All I could do was shut it down and restart again. When it's supposed to display the log in screen it displayed NO ...