Ubuntu 11.10 Upgrade - Window size

Hello, and thanks for reading this. Upgraded to 11.10 a few days ago on my stand alone single user comp. My problem is that when I open an application or a folder, it opens full screen, not a smaller size. At the moment I then make it smaller, and I suppose I could keep on doing this. It does not re ...

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 ...

Ubuntu 11.10 restricted extras - fonts accept window hides

Just after a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 I did the updates then straight away installed Ubuntu restricted extras.I could see the install progress bar moving along in sort of stages, ok. However it was getting late and it did not seem to show signs of a fast completion. So I reluctantly left the PC ...

Ubuntu 11.10 - FontForge disappears after opening

all, I tried to open FontForge on Ubuntu 11.10, and it loads up to the point where I can either open an existing file or make a new one, but after I click "New" or open a previous file, the windows disappear completely with no (visible) error messages or pop-up. My FontForge version is 0.0 ...

Ubuntu 11.10 Window title bars expand over the dash icon

:confused:I have been trying to solve this problem for ages. (see attached)Each time I maximize a window on 11.10, the window main title bar (file, minimize,maximize etc) expands over the dash icon, instead of staying inside the window space. This happens on a new/fresh install.How do I fix this? al ...

Ubuntu 11.10 Bugs? my first impression

After installed ubuntu 11.10 yesterday on my desktop computer I have been testing out both unity and gnome shell and i found both to be looking good, but none of them is actually fully working! (or if its ubuntu 11.10 itself that is ******* with me)First off i use SUPER as my key to move and resize ...

Changing Windows to another Workspace in Ubuntu 11.10

In the previous versions of Ubuntu I was used to move windows across Workspaces by right-clicking the top bar and choosing Move to Another Workspace > Workspace X. This option still exists in Ubuntu 11.10 but if I use it the window simply disappears (though I suspect the corresponding process rem ...

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 ...

Ubuntu 11.10 Application Buttons Not Working

I just updated to Ubuntu 11.10 from 11.04 and suddenly the form buttons for Cadence 5.1 have stopped working (For example when a dialog pops up giving a warning I click OK and nothing happens)! There not much more info I can provide other than strangely, when I move the window the button will respon ...

Keepasx not working Ubuntu 11.10 Unity

after the upgrade to Ubuntu 11.10 Keepasx doesn't work properly when using Unity.When I launch it I'm able to enter the master password of the databases,but then the main window is not shown.If I login using Gnome (no effects) then Keepasx works correctly (so maybe is an issue with Compiz?)Any idea ...

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 ...

installing old look desktop on ubuntu 11.10

I have recently installed ubuntu 11.10 (which has unity shell by default), i am not very much comfortable with Unity interface, i much used to classical gnome desktop (like it was in 9.4, 10.10),after searching on net, i have tried all these:sudo apt-get install gnome-panelsudo apt-get install gnome ...

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: much impressed

Just playing with Ubuntu 11.10 tonight. Awesome.The new desktop features work well. All my apps are in place.Sure, the window controls go incognito in fullscreen. It's a bug. Bugs happen. It'll be fixed. *Yes, there's another couple of little bugs. Bugs happen. I'll go file them.All the new features ...

Glitchy Intel HD graphics on Ubuntu 11.10

Hello, after upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10 from 11.04, my laptop's graphics drivers seem very glitchy, with the mouse disappearing or flickering when I mouse over or click on a variety of things, and menu text disappears or shows graphical artifacts occasionally. Transparency also has stopped working, a ...

Thunderbird 7.0.1 crashes in Ubuntu 11.10

I've just updated to Ubuntu 11.10 everything seems to work fine but only Thunderbird keeps crashing when I try to compose a message. It seems that it's always happening when a new window has to open. I keep getting the folowing message in the therminal when I start thunderbird:user@machine:~$ thunde ...

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 ( ...

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 ...

Ubuntu 11.10 software update removed some keybindings?

I have been using ubuntu 11.10 since release day.a couple of days ago, synaptic prompted me to update a few packages, I don't remember which ones.After the update the "Grid" plugin for compiz has changed its behaver.Before the update, if i pressed "CTRl+Alt+6" (6 on the number pa ...

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 ...

Ubuntu 11.10 -- Global menu problems in Chrome and LibreOffice

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 tonight and I have noticed two issues in Chrome and LibreOffice, which I've outlined below.Here is the issue in Chrome:http://img5.imageshack.us/img5/8044/chromea.pngAs you can see, there are two sets of window buttons. Is there any way to make Chrome's window b ...

Ubuntu 11.10... xanaftp's review on it

Well pretty much if I could describe Ubuntu 11.10 as one word my word would be:DISAPPOINTINGI was long waiting for this new release of Ubuntu because of all the "cool new features" that people have been talking about, especially in Unity.Well... here's my review on it:The upgrade process w ...

Changing Desktop behaviour in Ubuntu 11.10

everyone, I'd like to know how to these two things in Ubuntu 11.10:Increase the number of Desktops from 2 to 4;Disable the auto maximize window option.I'm used to have the four desktops, 2 south-north and 2 east-west, but after upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10 it reduced to just 1 south-north. I've changed ...

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 ...

No "Appearance" menu in Ubuntu 11.10

I know that the appearance menu does not come with the new release and that there are some alternatives like Gnome Tweak Tools, but I truly miss the simplicity of the old System->Preferences->Appearance menu that allowed you to change anything within the selected theme. Now you can only choose ...

Ubuntu 11.10: Freezes during installation

I am trying to install Ubuntu 11.10. I boot from a USB stick with the amd 64 iso.The motherboard is a Asus E35m1 Deluxe, so it's UEFI. The USB boots up fine and I can run the live version, but when I try to install it just stops.The HDD has three partitions: 70gb ntfs, 70gb ext3 and 840 gb ntfs. I h ...

Banshee 2.2 Crashes On Startup After Updating To Ubuntu 11.10

Banshee crashes on startup after updating to Ubuntu 11.10. The terminal output from running banshee --debug is:** Running Mono with --debug **[1 Info 00:06:07.801] Running Banshee 2.2.0: [Ubuntu oneiric (development branch) (linux-gnu, i686) @ 2011-09-23 04:51:00 UTC][1 Debug 00:06:07.947] Initializ ...

Ubuntu 11.10 Problem with broadcom BCM4321 Dell

I have a DEll hybrid 140G with wireless access BCM4321 (broadcom).When I was instaling Ubuntu 11.10 I suceeded to activate my wireless card and I really had access to to the net. It was working. After the installation I do not succeed to start the wireless card. I go into the icon for "addition ...

Ubuntu 11.10 slow on i7?

there I'm new to Linux and I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my computer today. Everything works fine, all the hardware is detected and functional etc.. but my problem is the fact that when I move a window it starts lagging really badly; I looked at the processor usage while I moved a window and it wen ...

Entering Terminal Mode From Live CD Ubuntu 11.10

Well, it took a bit of digging, but I found out how to enter Terminal Mode (Window) from the Live CD in Ubuntu 11.10. It was NOT obvious.CTRL + ALT + TIt can be found on the top horizontal bar that has the word "desktop". When the cursor is moved there the horizontal bar displays additiona ...

Ubuntu 11.10 poor overall performance

My computer is simply struggling. While some unity animations are smooth most of the desktop experience is unbearable. Scrolling in browser window, moving windows around. Works worse than on a 1.8 GHz, 1 GB RAM computer.Now, recently I've started a topic where I ask for help with Intel GMA but due t ...

Partitions problem, Dual boot installation Ubuntu 11.10 and wWindows 7

Please help me, I was trying dual boot installation with windows 7 after testing 11.10 through wubie. i am explaining my drive set up as its shown in windows 7 disk management option window.Partition 1 : 900 MB Windows boot systemPartition 2 : 70 GB Windows OS (Drive C)Partition 3 : 200 GB (Drive D) ...

Ubuntu 11.10 automated install - blinking cursor

I am currently trying to setup a fully automated deployment method of Ubuntu 11.10 from a local web server. I am following the basic steps in this article http://www.deployvista.com/Home/tabid/36/EntryID/65/language/en-US/Default.aspx to get everything up and running. I currently have a WDS server f ...

Sticky: Installing new ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric

I like many users at first almost took off from my chair into the sky out of madness. In a second face followed the sadness. Yes it's trough, Many things just do not work att all anymore into the new ubuntu 11.10 at base. Once a cooled down a bit, started to google around and see what was the reason ...

Sticky: Installing new ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric

I like many users at first almost took off from my chair into the sky out of madness. In a second face followed the sadness. Yes it's trough, Many things just do not work att all anymore into the new ubuntu 11.10 at base. Once a cooled down a bit, started to google around and see what was the reason ...

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 ...

Ubuntu 11.10 Misreads Monitor Dimensions

I have Ubuntu 11.10 installed on two computers: A homebuilt desktop with a 19" Samsung monitor and a Dell Vostro 1720 laptop. On both of these computers I have tried both Unity and Xfce, and they both do the same thing with windows -- they overlap part of the screen. On the laptop, windows exte ...

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:// ...

Ubuntu 11.10, annoying things

Hi, i've been using ubuntu since its 9.x releases and i have to admit that 11.10 is not a good one. I use an Acer Aspire 5602, these are a few things that are annoying about it:The wait to open a program, if you didn't set a launcher in the left side bar, you have to wait for ubuntu make a list of a ...

Missing "Desktop" bar in Ubuntu 11.10

I apologize in advanced if this has been solved in another thread, or if I'm posting in the wrong thread.I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux. I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 in VMWare Player 4.0. The Global Menu Bar is functional across the various apps (Terminal, Home, Libre). However it will not show the ...

Problem with Ubuntu 11.10

Recently I upgraded from Ubuntu 11.04 to Ubuntu 11.10, however something seems to have gone wrong. Upon startup I receive the message "The disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not yet ready or present. Continue to wait, or press s to skip mounting or M for manual recovery." Pressing M, ...

Ubuntu 11.10 auto logs me out when I try to use virtualbox

As the title says.... Ubuntu 11.10 automatically logs me out of Ubutnu and closes all my programs, bringing me right back the the log-in page; Anytime I open Virtualbox.I get no error message or text. Just a quick flash of the screen and the log-in window is right before me.Thoughts ? ...

android sdk installation with ubuntu 11.10??

laptop: Dell Inspiron N5030.. I am breaking my head hard to make this android sdk work with the new ubuntu 11.10 version. But the outcome is a total failure. When i give "android" in terminal and go to AVD manager, create new AVD and click start crashes with the following error: ava.awt.He ...

Ubuntu-11.10 GUI freezing problem

I'm pretty new to linux preferable ubuntu but i have this graphical problem i think.I installed ubuntu-11.10 on my Alienware M14x, everything installed perfectly but the problem is when booting i get the user interface,i can start browsing around but when i go to for example mozilla firefox i can on ...

Problem gnome-shell ubuntu 11.10 64 bits

I Installed ubuntu 11.10 64 bits in lenovo z470, then I installed gnome-shell from apt-get. The install was succesfull. But when I log in don't have gnome-shell, only gnome-classic.I tried reinstalling ubuntu and gnome-shell but I have the same problem.I read maybe it's a problem from fallback mode ...

[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 "installation type" No Spare Partitions available

and thanks to all that take the time to read this. I have just downloaded the 64bit distribution of Ubuntu 11.10. I am trying to install alongside windows seven on an HP G72-B66US notebook. I have the ISO image on a thumb drive and am using Netbootin to install. Everything seems to be working fine. ...

Maximizing all windows without reason (Ubuntu 11,10)

I have a problem in Ubuntu 11.10 , When I want to exit a "minimized program" by right click on its icon in the sidebar and choose exit in the menu, all other minimized windows become maximized without any reason! Even When I unmounted my external hard drive suddenly the screen becoame blac ...

Install Matlab 2011a on Ubuntu 11.10

I'm having some troubles launching Matlab on my Ubuntu 11.10 system.I used the method explained on the Ubuntu Community (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MATLAB) end I managed to finish the installation and activation with no errors. But after that I can't start the program. I used the commands to ...