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Can't install Ubuntu due to a problem with the media

I Just tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 by using USB device. I used universal usb installer to make my pen drive boot-able. But I am getting this error always. I already have 12.04, but I want to ...
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Comparison of backup tools

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upgrade to new version of ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a dual boot system, one for windows xp and other for ubuntu how can i safely update ubuntu 13.04 to latest one. is there any need of back up for my windows data ,files. which are accessible in ...
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Can I skip over releases when upgrading?

I am currently using Ubuntu 10.04. I know there is a 10.10 release, but can I upgrade directly to 11.04? Could you walk me through the steps please?
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Remove nVidia driver and go back to Nouveau

I've installed nVidia driver successfully but I want to go back to Nouveau driver and eliminate any xorg.conf file created by nVidia config tools. What is the proper way to do it? (not ending up with ...
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How can I perform an offline upgrade using Ubiquity on the installation disc?

I'm trying to upgrade an Ubuntu 12.10 installation to Ubuntu 13.04 without an Internet connection. Now that the alternate and desktop CDs have been merged, I'm trying to use the 13.04 Desktop CD in ...
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What are PPAs and how do I use them?

I keep reading about Personal Package Archives ('PPAs') and people answer questions with a link to a PPA. What's the best way to use these? There are multiple valid answers for this question ...
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How to make a disk image and restore from it later?

I'm a new Linux user. I've reinstalled my Wubi from scratch at least ten times the last few weeks because while getting the system up and running (drivers, resolution, etc.) I've broken something (X, ...
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How do I upgrade to a newer version of Ubuntu?

What are the different ways I can use to upgrade Ubuntu from one release to another?
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Can't update ubuntu 13.04 to ubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to update my Ubuntu form 13.04 to 13.10. I already did the commands apt-get update and apt-get upgrade on terminal. When I open the Software Updater, it shows that my computer is up to ...
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How do I upgrade to Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS [duplicate]

I want upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS. Is there a basic update? How do I do it?
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how do i upgrade from ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04? [duplicate]

How do I upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.04? I have tried nothing yet,however this is trying my patients, I have been here for over an hour trying to ask a simple question and this is my LAST ...
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Upgrade from ubuntu server 12.10 to 13.04 [duplicate]

What commands would I use to upgrade from Ubuntu server 12.10 to 13.04?
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Need help to upgrade to newest Ubuntu version [duplicate]

I am trying to upgrade to the the latest Ubuntu program and I have tried the "upgrade" but my computer says it cannot upgrade. I am new to this and totally lost. How do I do this upgrade to the ...

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