How to install the full ubuntu 11.10 onto usb drive

to have all the features, i like to install the whole OS onto it.requirements-2 usb drives (one must have enough memory to hold liveusb, the other must be 8 gb or more)liveusb creation toolubuntu 11.10 isomake the liveusb drive ready with liveusb softwareboot into itselect install ubuntu from the si ...

Ubuntu 11.10 login settings tool and appearance

I have updated at last version of Ubuntu 11.10 and now I'm amazed about the fact that I can't come back to the old dekstop appearance. I have partially resolved with the following two installationssudo apt-get install gnome-session-fallback sudo apt-get install gnome-tweak-toolk Unfortunately the sy ...

Ubuntu 11.10 system-wide proxy settings

I am using Wubi Ubuntu 11.10 on a laptop in my university campus. I can't set the proxy settings to be system-wide. As a result, I have to manually enter the proxy settings in the browser to be able to surf. However, I am not able to use the Software Center or terminal to update/install anything. Ev ...

Best Backup tool for ubuntu 11.10

i'm new to ubuntu 11.10 and i would like know what is the best backup tool to save backuped data/image on an external USB disc or DVD-RW (if possible).(for example, under Windows i know the Acronis true Image is a very good)i would like to be able to recover very quickly my notebook installation in ...

Ubuntu Error opening display settings after upgrade to 11.10

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 and installed xubuntu-desktop.Everything is working fine -- except I cannot open the Display settings. I get the error message:Unable to start the Xfce Display SettingsUnable to query the version of the RandR extension being usedI'm running with 2 monitors plugged in. ...

Ubuntu 11.10 Fonts

Does anyone know what fonts Ubuntu 11.10 uses? I installed gnome-tweak-tool, and used it (called Advanced Settings) to see what the fonts are. Following is a table with the part of Ubuntu the font is used in, Advanced Settings's name for the font, what I think the actual font file is (based on appea ...

Ubuntu 11.10 with GNOME 3, messed up software sources.

I am running ubuntu 11.10 with the GNOME 3 shell, and I messed up my software sources with the terminal... since i have not done much I am going to post everything I ran in the terminal from installation. (including crap I typed)1 sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager 2 sudo apt-get ins ...

Oracle 11gR2 Express Edition on Linux Ubuntu 11.10 how-to (revised)

Oracle 11gR2 Express Edition on Linux Ubuntu 11.10 how-to Author: DudeHistory Version: A, 24-Oct-2011- first releaseVersion: B, 25-Oct-2011- removing content and reducing instructions.- verifying instructions and correcting errors in 6a and 8.- new strategy addressing ORA-00845 error without modifyi ...

HP J5780 scan/print/fax with HPLIP 3.11.7 on Ubuntu 11.10

Since the upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10 I haven't been able to scan with Xsane, but I can scan with Simplescan or with the following command:for i in `seq 1 800`; do scanimage > image$i.pnm; sleep 0; done;The thing with this command is I cannot change the format to jpg or pdf, it will always output ...

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. ...

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 ...

Ubuntu 11.10 screen dies when idle

I have noticed something very strange lately with Ubuntu 11.10 Beta2. When my computer is idle for sometime (I guess for 20-25 mins) the screen goes black (partially i can see the screen and other running programs like web browser etc) and everything freezes. No matter what the screen never lits up ...

UBUNTU 11.10 AMD64 On DELL LATITUDE D630 DUAL BOOT

UBUNTU 11.10On Dell Latitude D630, side by side with Windows.Hi all,I am a dumb newbie who wanted to stop using windows.And I did. Two years ago. And it was easy!Ok, let's get started:A. Preparation1. Download the new Ubuntu at:http://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu/download (http://www.ubuntu.com/do ...

Ubuntu 11.10 Unity MASSIVE (imo) problem

Please move this thread to wherever you think it's relevant, and I'm sorry I'm so pathetically terrible at this.I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity. All was going well until I started to fiddle with compiz.All I did was uncheck OpenGL (in accordance with this guide: http://amazingubuntucube.blogspot.c ...

Foxconn's Review on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot

Good morning everyone here, our beloved Ubuntu users, it's developers and Administrators of these forums.The day, that we all were waiting for, has passed. Every Ubuntu user on that day was feeling deep glory, amusement and general happiness inside him. Even i was happy to see, that our very anticip ...

Ubuntu 11.10 Upgrade "issues" or feedback, call it what you will.

OK, I always like to upgrade as soon as I see that I can.& to be fair I have an old computer!So I upgraded to 11.10.The following can be taken as feedback or issues, I think I found a way to 'solve' (return to classic: http://www.liberiangeek.net/2011/08/return-to-ubuntu-classic-desktop-in-ubunt ...

Ubuntu 11.10 Authentication for proxy server

I faced problems with Ubuntu while connecting to a proxy server from UBUNTU 11.10I have tried using network manager but apply system wide won't work.The software center or update manager doesn't ask for proxy authentication and firefox cant detect the system proxy settings.I have tried editing gconf ...

Ubuntu 11.10 no separate dual monitor option

I have Win 7 and no problem using dual monitors i split-screen mode. Ubuntu 11.10 loads fine and gives me a mirror image on the second monitor.System Settings Hardware>Additional Drivers Shows ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics driver active.Display shows a single monitor with the mirror display ...

[Report] Ubuntu 11.10 on HP Pavilion dv7

Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Oceloton anHP Pavilion dv7tCompatibility Reportby Deltik (http://www.deltik.org/)In ShortThis independent report outlines many new issues Ubuntu 11.10 introduces that Ubuntu 10.10 and even Ubuntu 11.04 did not have. My poor HP Pavilion dv7 laptop computer is suffering. My 2006 T ...

Suspend issue in Ubuntu 11.10 on Daru3

I have successfully installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Darter Ultra(daru3), used the system76 driver to restore the machine to factory settings, and everything is looking good except that suspend is almost entirely non-functional.The only case in which suspend will work is if I choose "Suspend" ...

Top 10 problems with Unity/Ubuntu 11.10 and their solutions

I think we are done now with the reactions to the new version of Ubuntu and Unity, and it's time now to start trying to fix its most important problems..This thread is NOT for bashing Unity or Ubuntu 11.10.. This thread is to try to solve the problems of the people who are willing to give it a try ( ...

Software center questions (Ubuntu 11.10)

I have some questions regarding how the software center is working in Ubuntu 11.10, cause it's not working transparent, or at least not completely as I would expect.To give some examples:I wanted to install adobe flash.I went to the software center, I typed in the search box 'adobe flash', and I get ...

Ubuntu 11.10 installer problem

I'm trying the live Gnome CD to install on a multi-system setup. The installer throws a warning message at the 'restore settings..' stage near the end (what settings, it's a clean install?) and on reboot throws some kernel panic and hangs. The only way to install Ubuntu 11.10 on this system is throu ...

How do I uninstall ATI/AMD drivers? Ubuntu 11.10

So I installed this driver update through the system settings menu for the video card. The driver was called "ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics driver". There was some kind of error when it installed but apparently it finished. So i rebooted my computer to finish the installation, but now ...

Help with Cinelerra images on Ubuntu 11.10 Please

After a 11.04 upgrade disaster, I have a new 11.10 going on. I had a great Cinelerra on 11.04, but have spent the best part of today installing and reinstalling Cinelerra.... The reason being the version I have for Ubuntu 11.10 (V4.3) is missing an integral part for my project.In the version 2.1.5 i ...

[Report] Ubuntu 11.10 on HP Pavilion dv7

Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Oceloton anHP Pavilion dv7tCompatibility Reportby Deltik (http://www.deltik.org/)In ShortThis independent report outlines many new issues Ubuntu 11.10 introduces that Ubuntu 10.10 and even Ubuntu 11.04 did not have. My poor HP Pavilion dv7 laptop computer is suffering. My 2006 T ...

Ubuntu 11.10 microphone not working

I have a Toshiba Satellite L655 laptop. My laptop microphone is not working ever since I installed Ubuntu 11.10. I have tried using an external microphone. It still doesn't work.In SOUND SETTINGS, the INPUT tab reads as follows:Connector: Analog InputChoose a device for sound input: Internal audio a ...

Problems with Ccsm and Docky in Ubuntu 11.10.

I installed ubuntu 11.10......I installed ccsm and also docky...When I try to change any of the settings I get a docky needs compositing .......... error..But the real problem is after this...The next day [i.e today] I open ubuntu, and it is like ubuntu 2D.....No effects.....Unity 2D.....And when I ...

Ubuntu 11.10: Unity 2D/3D Slow on one monitor, Normal on another

I've been struggling to find out why both Unity 2D/3D is slow/laggy on Ubuntu 11.10. 2D is much better than 3D but is still noticeably slow.Gnome-shell does not exhibit this behavior and seems to work just fine.This is a Dell p390 with 4GB of RAM and a Core2 CPU.unity_support_test -p output:/usr/lib ...

NVIDIA xserver problems loss of dual monitors Ubuntu 11.10

I have updated to Ubuntu 11.10 and dual monitor system now does not work. Everything work just fine in 11.04. I have the following NVida card (it is a bit old) as reported by lspci01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV18GL [Quadro NVS 280 SD] (rev a2)I downloaded and installed the ...

Ubuntu 11.10 Change Partition Size

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 with the default settings. Everything is working fine, but the partition is way too small and I want to get rid of the old partitions. I downloaded gparted and ran it from a CD. For some reason, it won't let me resize the partition. I started it as sudo from a terminal. I th ...

Ubuntu 11.10: Some applications ignore chosen theme

I have a small theme related issue in Ubuntu 11.10. I have used Gnome Tweak Tool to set icon, window and GTK+ theme to Adwaita. In some applications, such as gEdit, everything looks good, the theme is applied correctly.However, for most of the others, such as Deluge, the buttons, highlighting colors ...

wireless connected but no internet ubuntu 11.10

Good eveningI have been on wired broadband for years (virgin cable)i got them to send me a wireless router (D-Link DIR-615)hooked it all up and it connects (i can see it connected in the network settings)but i cant connect to the Internet - with firefox or chromeI can plug the modem in wired (its a ...

Ubuntu 11.10 and my Xbox 360

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 (don't know the name) and I can no longer access XboxLive.My Xbox is connected like this****** ************ ************* **********|xbox|--|ubuntu box|--|home router|--|internet|****** ************ ************* **********The Ubuntu box is a dhcp server for the XboxA ...

Riome v1.0 Alpha 1 - Ubuntu 11.10 Gnome Shell Live CD

This one is for everyone who liked gNatty and who wants an even more stable system than gNatty.This is an customized version of Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome Shell inside of it.Download:Will be here tonight.Screenshot:Click here for Screenshot (http://img38.imageshack.us/img38/4849/screenshotat20111021143 ...

hplip 3.11.10 error with Ubuntu 11.10 x64

After installing hplip 3.11.10 and running hp-setup I got error in terminal (python:1965): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "pixmap",Searching... (bus=usb, search=(None), desc=0)error: The printer you are trying to setup requires a binary driver plug-in and it ...

issues in ubuntu 11.10

i am currently using ubuntu 11.10 desktop edition. in the first time i find some issues with s/m proxt settings,but i solve it by someway. but now i can't add a network printer to my system. i think the new "PRINTING" menu something inferior to previous one beceusei cant find the "add ...

How to change desktop effects in REMASTERED ubuntu 11.10

I remastered Ubuntu 11.10 DVD version with UCK (ubuntu customisation kit) I was able to add lots of new application and the all worked perfectly well but i was only able to change a very few default theme, plymouth and background .. I did pre-install compiz but all has to be customized once again an ...

Should I move Ubuntu 11.10 to another HD?

Having just solved the problem of not being able to Boot into Ubuntu (turned out to just be a bad BIOS battery) I would still like to move Ubuntu to a different HD from the one where I keep my Back In Time backups. To me, this seems to be a better insurance against HD failure than having the OS and ...

Ubuntu 11.10 - Disappearing HDMI Audio on Dell Studio Hybrid 140g

For a week now I've been attempting to try out a clean install of Ubuntu 11.10 on my HTPC, a Dell Studio Hybrid 140g which is hooked up to my TV via HDMI. The first time Ubuntu starts up after installation I hear the startup sound. Great. If I touch the sound settings GUI at all (change the volume l ...

Ubuntu 11.10 Multi Display with ATI Graphics... please help!

I have two displays that I would like to use with Ubuntu 11.10, as a multi display configuration, and I'm having difficulty.I have an ATI HD5800 series graphics card, one display's native resolution is 1680x1050 (20" Display), and the other display's native resolution is 1920x1080 (22" Dis ...

Ubuntu 11.10 / Huawei e5830 MiFi

FWIW, the wifi on my PC900 netbook stopped working after I upgraded my ASUS PC900 netbook to Ubuntu 11.10. It had worked fine with Ubuntu 10.04/10.10 and 11.04.My WiFi connection was provided by a portable "MiFi" battery-powered/USB pod-stroke-dongle, so I thought that if the problem was t ...

Clean Ubuntu 11.10 server installation failing (10.04.3 works)

I apologize in advance if this is something silly or if it has already been answered. I searched the forum and the internet for hours before posting this. I also ran multiple experiments installing other servers.I am having trouble doing a clean installation of Ubuntu 11.10 server amd64 on a Dell Pr ...

Perfect sound in Ubuntu 11.10, No sound in Xubuntu 11.10

Perfect sound in Ubuntu 11.10, No sound in Xubuntu 11.10 The most significant input I can provide without pasting terminal commands is the above, Sound works perfectly with my Creative X-Fi soundcard in W7 and Ubuntu 11.10 (fresh install) but not Xubuntu 11.10 (fresh install), so I refuse to believe ...

Perfect sound in Ubuntu 11.10, No sound in Xubuntu 11.10

The most significant input I can provide without pasting terminal commands is the above, Sound works perfectly with my Creative X-Fi soundcard in W7 and Ubuntu 11.10 (fresh install) but not Xubuntu 11.10 (fresh install), so I refuse to believe an ALSA driver doesn't exist.I can see my volume button ...

Scribus-ng crache signal #6 in Ubuntu 11.10 qt problem

Scribus craches and exit with Signal #6After a update from Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10 I can't use Scribus anymore. While starting scribus-ng crached with the message"Scribus crashes due to Signal #6After some search on Google I found this on the Scribus support forum: "I installed Qt 4 settings ...

Ubuntu 11:10: Need a desktop Window Manager

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10. It comes with a netbook/tablet Windows Manager. I'd like a Desktop Window Manager since the machine is a desktop with a mouse and keyboard.I looked through System Settings (Appearance, Screen, Display) and could not find a setting. Also, the login screen does not appea ...

NO SOUND THROUGH HDMI (Radeon HD 4200) ON UBUNTU 11.10

NO SOUND THROUGH HDMI (Radeon HD 4200) ON UBUNTU 11.10--After I updated to Ubuntu 11.10 no audio is played through HDMI. I've searched the Net and this forum,seen that several people are having problems with sound through HDMI on 11.10, but have found no solution.If anyone has got any ideas please l ...

Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot review - Damn good

For those interested ... Brace yourselves!This is a super uber extremely long and enthusiastic review of Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot with the Unity desktop interface; topics include testing on two systems, with 64-bit processor and a new Nvidia card and 32-bit processor with an old ATI card, live se ...

user accounts ubuntu 11.10 gnome

i have upgraded to ubuntu 11.10 and i installed gnome cos unity sucks but i cant access any external drives. i assume this is a permissions problem and i need to allow my user account to be able to mount external drives but how on earth is this done? in old ubuntu gnome rules it was in system settin ...