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Ubuntu 11.10

How to Uninstall VirtualBox Guest Additions

These instructions are for removing VirtualBox Guest Additions from Ubuntu 11.10 running under VirtualBox version 4.1.12. They may be the same or similar for other version combinations and other Linux distros, but no guarantee is made. Assumes you know how to open a terminal. Instructions for opening a terminal can be found here. Uninstalling VirtualBox […]

Ubuntu 11.10

Virtualbox Guest Additions Stop Working After Update

These instructions are for Ubuntu 11.10, with the Unity interface, running under VirtualBox 4.1.8. They should be the same or similar for other version combinations, but no guarantee is made. Sometimes, when Ubuntu updates are applied to your system, the VirtualBox Guest Additions stop working. Symptoms may include: (1) screen resolution reverts back to the […]

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Ubuntu 11.10 – How to Lock Your Screen / Computer

These instructions are for Ubuntu 11.10 running the Unity interface. They may be the same for other version combinations, but no guarantee is made. Sometimes you have to leave your computer but don’t want to leave your session open for someone else to start using. One option is to log out, the other is to […]

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Ubuntu 11.10 – How to View / Display Hidden Files or Folders

These instructions are for Ubuntu 11.10 with the Unity interface and using Nautilus as the default file browser – this is the default Ubuntu 11.10 configuration. It may work for other version combinations, but no guarantee is made. The default settings in the Nautilus file browser prevent you from seeing certain files and folders. These […]

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Ubuntu 11.10 – How to Completely Uninstall / Remove the Kubuntu Desktop

These instructions are for Ubuntu 11.10 on which the Kubuntu Desktop was installed using either the Ubuntu Software Center or sudo apt-get on the command line. The instructions may be the same for other versions, but no guarantee is made. When the Kubuntu Desktop is installed in Ubuntu 11.10, it installs several additional packages and […]

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Ubuntu 11.10 – How to Completely Uninstall / Remove XFCE

These instructions are for Ubuntu 11.10 on which XFCE was installed using either the Ubuntu Software Center or sudo apt-get on the command line. The instructions may be the same for other versions, but no guarantee is made. When XFCE is installed in Ubuntu 11.10, it installs several additional packages and libraries. Not all these […]

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Ubuntu 11.10 – How to Completely Uninstall / Remove the Xubuntu Desktop

These instructions are for Ubuntu 11.10 on which the Xubuntu Desktop was installed using either the Ubuntu Software Center or sudo apt-get on the command line. The instructions may be the same for other versions, but no guarantee is made. When the Xubuntu Desktop is installed in Ubuntu 11.10, it installs several additional packages and […]

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Ubuntu 11.10 – How to Completely Uninstall / Remove the Lubuntu Desktop

These instructions are for Ubuntu 11.10 on which the Lubuntu Desktop was installed using either the Ubuntu Software Center or sudo apt-get on the command line. The instructions may be the same for other versions, but no guarantee is made. When the Lubuntu Desktop is installed in Ubuntu 11.10, it installs several additional packages and […]

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Ubuntu 11.10 – How to Completely Uninstall / Remove LXDE

These instructions are for Ubuntu 11.10 on which LXDE was installed using either the Ubuntu Software Center or sudo apt-get on the command line. The instructions may be the same for other versions, but no guarantee is made. When the LXDE interface is installed in Ubuntu 11.10, it installs several additional packages and libraries. Several […]

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Ubuntu 11.10 – Adding a Shared Folder Under VirtualBox

This tutorial is for adding shared folders to Ubuntu 11.10 running under VirtualBox 4.1.8r75467 on Windows 7 with SP 1. The instructions should be the same for the same for other version combinations, or even for different OSes on which VirtualBox runs, but no guarantee is made. Assumes you have enabled shared folders for Ubuntu […]

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Ubuntu 11.10 – Enabling Shared Folders Under VirtualBox

These instructions are for Ubuntu 11.10 running under VirtualBox 4.1.8r75467 on Windows 7 with SP1. They should be the same for other version combinations, but no guarantee is made. It shouldn’t matter on which host VirtualBox is running, but I don’t run it on anything other than Windows. I have not tried shared folder with […]

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Ubuntu 11.10 – Installing VirtualBox Guest Additions

These instructions are for Ubuntu 11.10 running under VirtualBox 4.1.8r75467 on Windows 7 with SP1. They should be the same or similar for other version combinations, but I make no guarantee. These instructions are the same or very similar for many other distros of Linux, however, the VirtualBox Guest Additions don’t work with all distros […]