Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for which components?

I've a sneaking suspicion this has been asked before, so I'm putting the question here so you can all reply with links to the forum posts which I have failed to find. My question was prompted by a thread (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1870612) in the Ubuntu + 1 forum.What bits or main com ...

Mono ditched in Ubuntu 12.04

Banshee will be replaced by Rythmbox (again), and Tomboy will be removed. Since those were the only applications in the default installation that uses Mono, this mean the Mono framework will likewise be dropped.Banshee, Tomboy And Mono Dropped from Ubuntu 12.04 CD (http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2011/11 ...

Why is there gonna be no Terminal in Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm a huge fan of Ubuntu. I've been using it since 10.10. :guitar:However, I find the terminal to be a necessity. Normal users might not have any need for it. However, I think it's impossible to avoid having to use the terminal with ANY GNU/Linux system at ANY point in time, be that past, present, o ...

Ubuntu 12.04 lacking already

I for one hope someone reads this post who may speak up.I quote from :http://scottlinux.com/2011/07/06/shuttleworth-removes-terminal-from-ubuntu-12-04/Mark Shuttleworth (http://www.markshuttleworth.com/) announced at the 2011 Ubuntu Developer Summit (http://uds.ubuntu.com/) that Ubuntu 12.04 LTS wil ...

Ubuntu 12.04 Says 11.10

all, just a quick question.I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 Daily Build, and have just done a fresh install.While installing the info screens during the install processing kept referring to 11.10, and after going to system settings it says i am running Ubuntu 11.10 when it should be 12.04.Is this normal as ...

Ubuntu 10.04 shutdown dont flush disks

Installed Ubuntu 10.04 desktop on Acer Aspire 5542, 64 bits.Whenever I shutdown (or restart) the machine, both from the GUI menu or from command line, the disks are not flushed, so every time the system runs fsck and find errors. But if I shutdown or restart using the "magic keys" ( found ...

Ubuntu 12.04 upgrade???

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 and an hour back my update manager just asked me to upgrade to 12.04 saying my current release version was no longer supported. http://i42.tinypic.com/2jbo29.pngIs this a bug? What do I do? I don't think 12.04 is even out yet and how can 11.10 be discarded already? ...

Ubuntu 8.04 shutdown question

all--I use the new 8.04 ubuntu and everytime i shut down the computer-I get a black screen (LOOKS LIKE AN OLD DOS SCREEN) that shows different checks being made-with the words OK next to it-After the checks--The pc shuts down normal..I never had that with any ver of Ubuntu..Thanks for any help--Othe ...

Ubuntu Won't shutdown (instead reboots)

OK I have had this problem ever since 10.04 was released. I have posted to alot of forums but mostly I have just been patiently waiting for a patch. Ever since I upgraded to kubuntu 10.04 from kubuntu 9.x, my laptop will not shutdown. I have tried "sudo shutdown -h now" and I have tried al ...

Ubuntu 10.04 shutdown hang, ACPI, IDE card

Compaq Presario 5660Intel PII 450mhz512mb ramsb live! pci soundsame results with both nvidia and ati cards contemporary to the systemI'm running Lubuntu 10.04 on this old box and so far I love it. The only problem has been a shutdown hang at the splash screen. I've read and followed most of the post ...

Ubuntu 10.04 Shutdown Confirmation feature-bug

When shutting down 10.04 you are forced to deal with a confirmation window. In previous releases it was possible to switch this off, e.g. right click shutdown button or using gconf-editor. I can't remove this feature bug in 10.04.Anyone figured out how to do this yet please? ...

Ubuntu After normal Shutdown, PC reboots when a keyboard key is pressed...

I reinstalled ubuntu 6.06 LTS after some unsurmountable problems I induced playing around as root(removed language support and couldn't get it back).After successfull, automatic, re-installation to the old pc (of my cousine), I used an addon cd and downloaded programs and libraries etc.Now, the prob ...

Ubuntu When I shutdown, it reboots

I am not sure if this belongs in the installation section but here goes. My problem is simple. When I press shutdown from the logout menu, the computer reboots. This was an on again off again problem, but since I upgraded to the new kernel, it does this all the time. Any ideas on how to fix this or ...

Ubuntu 8.04 shutdown woes

here is the code i usually run to shutdownsudo shutdown -h nowmy pc always shutdown fine but i always get a message bus connection fail so i was reading another thread about printing shutdown error to a log file via this code here so i can post result here just to make sure everything is on the up a ...

Ubuntu (11.04) Shutdown, Reboot, Loggoff hangs with black screen.

I can't shutdown or reboot with out pressing the physical button on the case of my comp.It doesn't matter whether or not I use the command line or the gui buttons, I get the same result. The screen goes black and the comp just sits there doing nothing. I can't do anything but press the buttons on th ...

Ubuntu 10.04 : Shutdown/Logout Panel missing

I added a Netspeed applet to my top panel. It screwed up my Me Menu and Logout menu, so I removed it, rebooted. However after the reboot my menu's are still screwed up.See the attached screen shot.The Me Menu works however if I click where the logout menu is supposed to be I don't get anything.Any a ...

ubuntu 9.04 shutdown icons

In the left panel, the button for shutting down has an icon, but the sub- menu below it, with guest sesson, lock screen, log out...etc does not. Any suggestions? Would it be the theme maybe???? ...

Ubuntu 12.04 will be named...

Promiscuous Porcupine? (too obvious?)Let's see some creative suggestions. :) ...

Ubuntu 12.04 unofficial nameI

I know for a fact that it will have something to do with penguins... Pesky Penguin?:popcorn: Man I cant believe I made a typo in the thread name :-( ...

Ubuntu Shutdown Restarts

This just started in the last week or so but when I click shutdown on Ubuntu 8.04 it restarts my computer. I haven't found a way around this other than to hold down the power button. Restart also restarts.I'm running dual boot on an HP Pavillion dv1000 that had XP installed first. I did a partition ...

Ubuntu Wayland not going to be in 11.10 or 12.04 apparently.

The "still very experimental for the foreseeable future but promising" Wayland has been discussed more at UDS Budapest, on the mailing lists, and now this weekend in Berlin at LinuxTag.Wayland was already discussed earlier in the week during the Ubuntu Developer Summit (UDS) in Budapest, H ...

Ubuntu Any big transitions scheduled for 12.04?

Natty's been a bumpy ride because it introduced Unity.Oneiric will have a bumpy ride because of the overall transition to gtk3 and Gnome3 and because some important functionality (like an official tool for font customization, etc) isn't implemented yet.So I wonder, is there another big transition sc ...

Toward an Ubuntu CE 12.04

Just a little side thing I'm working on in a partition on me hard drive right now. After several days of tweaking and reconfiguring, I think I have a functioning and updated version of Ubuntu CE based on Ubuntu 11.10 desktop amd64. Had to drop a few things including Wine Christian Repo and The Dansg ...

Ubuntu Downgrade from 12.04 alpha to 11.10

I am a big fan of ubuntu OS and has been using it for a long time for my commercial and personal use.Recently, my update manager showed me the release of ubuntu 12.04I did upgrade. But after up-gradation I am facing a lot of issues such as:1. My Mobile Dongle has stopped detecting so I am unable to ...

How to make ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04 EXACTLY like 10.04

I managed to do what others only dreamt about :P I have taught my 11.10 to behave exactly like my good ol 10.04. You can now forget about the mess of Unity and Gnome Shell. Good ol classic gnome2 experience comming at ya, using gnome3 internals. This is how I did it, full comprehensive guide on my b ...

Ubuntu 7.04 doesn't like my Adata memory, XP and 8.04 OK with it

I recently decided to add some more memory to my system which is running Ubunut 7.04 64bit. I bought some Adata sticks 2x2gb =4GB total. When I put the memory in and tried to boot to my Ubuntu 7.04 it continually reboots and never reaches the login screen (the motherboard correctly recognises the 4G ...

[Report] Ubuntu 11.04 on HP Pavilion dv7

Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhalon anHP Pavilion dv7tCompatibility Reportby Deltik (http://www.deltik.org/)In ShortThere are a whole lot of new problems in Ubuntu 11.04 that Ubuntu 10.10 did not have when running on my HP Pavilion dv7 laptop computer.Recommendation (issued 22 May 2011)If you feel that the ...

Ubuntu 10.04 boot time Hitachi 7200 RPM HDD vs Corsair Nova V64 SSD

I researched SSDs to upgrade the HDD to and the new Corsair Nova V64 released last month was clearly above competition for its speed/price on hardware comparison sites, so posting here in case anyone's searching for whether it works with Ubuntu and if it is worth buying:Ubuntu 10.04 shutdown/bootup ...

Ubuntu 11.04 netbook shutdown problems

Good [insert the time of day here]!I have an HP mini 110 netbook, and I am operating on Ubuntu 11.04. Each time I shut down, one of two things happens.1. Desktop shows, and computer locks up 100%.2. Terminal comes up, text shows up, and sometimes I can type, other times I can't.(Mostly the first of ...

Ubuntu Shutdown restarts computer

Hey, I'm running Ubuntu 10.04, and ever since last upgrade a couple of days ago (I think), everytime I hit shutdown on the gnome-panel (admittedly, I haven't tried the command line shutdown) the computer restarts itself.This computer is dual-booted with Win 7, and the shutdown command there properly ...

Ubuntu Everytime I shutdown... it restarts!

Well I finally bit the bullet (again... I try to run linux every year or so, but always end up going back to (...) because I can't get something or other to work. Well, not this time!But I am having a problem.Everytime I shut down Ubuntu (9.04) my computer cylces down and then restarts on its own. T ...

Ubuntu 10.04 does not shutdown

My Laptop is Acer Aspire 5542G.I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 x64 and when I try to shutdown from panel or with shutdown command,it does not shutdown but RESTARTS.Windows 7 runs on parallel,It gets shutdown without an issue.I ran Ubuntu under windows for a month.i.e via Wubi My Computer did shutdown,but i ...

ubuntu 10.04 reboots in the middle of installation

Strange thing happens when I'm trying to install ubuntu 10.04. It goes to the Ubuntu boot screen fine (the boot screen with the five dots) and then it goes to the Desktop wallpaper and the screen resolution adjusts itself and the computer restarts. I thought it was my video card at first (an old ATI ...

Ubuntu 10.04 Panasonic Laptop Shutdown/Restart/Power Problem

Complete noob making a first post here.I've just installed Ubuntu 10.04 on an old Panasonic CF-T2 laptop and I'm really enjoying it so far.It's close to working perfectly but I have a weird problem - Whenever I try to shutdown or restart, Ubuntu goes through the shutdown sequence and then the screen ...

Duel Booting Fedora 12 with Ubuntu 9.04

How would i got about setting up a partition for fedora 12 and installing it along side my ubuntu 9.04, i want another partition for fedora so i can easily remove it from my system. ...

Ubuntu 8.04 won't logout, shutdown or reboot!

Ubuntu 8.04 won't logout, shutdown or reboot, unless i hit CTRL+ALT+BACKSPACEI have no ideas what has caused this, or how t fix it... any ideas? :confused: ...

shutdown delay in Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty)

Kindly help me to solve shutdown delay in Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty) This problem occurred after I mounted ntfs drives permanently using storage device manager and I also mounted network drives permanently using smbfs in fstab. The problem is after doing this system taking much time for shutdown. Please h ...

Ubuntu 10.04 occasional hang on shutdown

Shutting down sometimes hangs during the purple ubuntu shutdown screen.This especially happens when shutting down via ssh.For example, sometimes I need to leave and wait for some operations to finish. Later, I ssh into the machine to sudo shutdown now. It tells me it's going down and disconnects me ...

Ubuntu 10.04 won`t shutdown

everyone! I`ve got an hp6735b laptop with Ubuntu 10.04 (2.6.32-24-generic) installed. Recently I`ve discovered that when I do sudo shutdown +m the system won`t. It begins to shutdown, shows some messages about services being stopped, than shows the splash screen.. and that`s all. The splash screen s ...

Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit Sometimes no sound + no shutdown option in System

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed on a dell XPS 7100. About 50% of the time after starting the machine and logging in there is no sound and in the System menu there is no shutdown option. The Power / Shutdown icon on the top panel is there but has no effect. In this state I must go to terminal and type ...

Ubuntu 10.04 lucid. virsh not running on host shutdown

We have here a brand new Dell 2970 server with Dual 6Core Opteron CPUs. We have:- Ubuntu 10.04.1 server installedKVM installed with 2 VMs default config.All running OK.We could not find a way to shutdown guests when the shutdown command is run on the host. virsh shutdown domain works manually. So I ...

Replacing Fedora 12 with UBUNTU 10.04

HiAt present I got dual boot laptop with FEDORA 12 and Windows VISTA. Everything is going fine ... but now when I try to boot into FEDORA I am getting NO ROOT DEVICE FOUND .. BOOT FAILED .. SLEEPING FOREVER. Before that I installed proprietary Nvidia Drivers and it booted once successfully with prop ...

Cannot shutdown or restart Ubuntu 10.04

HiI have a recently new, less than 2 weeks old, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS installl. It is a clean install since the prior install of 10.04 LTS decided it would no longer allow me to login.My problem is that I cannot shutdown or restart my machine. And I have no idea why it happened.Has anyone experienced a s ...

Ubuntu 9.04 - Disable annoying Shutdown 'Beep'

I found an easy-to-use article on how to disable the annoying shut-down 'Beep' on Ubuntu 9.04 and thought I would share it with you:http://ubuntuguide.net/disable-the-annoying-beep-when-you-shutdownWorked for me first time. :popcorn: ...

Ubuntu 7.04 freezes during shutdown

I am running Kubuntu with Ubuntu 7.04 on a Dell Aspire 5570Z laptop. Every 3rd or 4th time I try to shut it down, it freezes up part of the way through the process, and I have to hold down the power button to switch it off. Sometimes the partition that I'm running Linux on is not cleanly unmounted, ...

Ubuntu 8.04 aks for password at shutdown

Since I upgraded to (x)ubuntu 8.04 I noticed that when I want to shutdown through the menu a window pops up asking me for the password.It wasn't like that before.Does anyone know how to get rid of this? I just want my lappy to shutdown without asking for a password. ...

Clicking on shutdown button in ubuntu 8.04 causes freeze

HiI've only had ubuntu 8.04 installed for a few days but ever since the computer went into standby mode I get a total freeze whenever i click on the shutdown button in the main panel.Any ideas would be greatly appreciated :confused: ...

Updated Ubuntu 8.04 on 5-1-09 Now X Restarts ...

I upgraded Ubuntu 8.04 on 5-1-09. Now, if I try to browse to www.ubuntuguide.org with Firefox, my X-Windows restarts as if I pressed CTRL-ALT-BACKSPACE.What is the deal with that? I am totally confused. This didn't happen until I did updates today.Any ideas? Is this happening to anyone else after ru ...

Ubuntu 8.04 reaches end-of-life on May 12 2011

Ubuntu announced its 8.04 Desktop release almost 36 months ago, on April 24, 2008. For the LTS Desktop releases, Ubuntu committed to ongoing security and critical fixes for a period of 36 months. The support period is now nearing its end and Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop will reach end of life on Thursday, Ma ...

Ubuntu 12" powerbook g4 1.33ghz Random Shutdown, heat, keyboard issues, new linux user

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 on a 12" Powerbook G4 1.33ghz with 1.25 gb ram. I have the Go 5500 video cardCouple issues that I have questions about that I didn't find on my forum searches. I am very new to Linux, tried Ubuntu on a sony vaio in 07 with little success, so i'm trying it again on this ...