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i've tried to install ubuntu 12.04 & 12.10 & 13.04 in my hcl laptop but unable to finish installation

I'm using hcl laptop with processor: Intel(R)Pentium(R)CPU 2330 @ 1.60 GHz. I've started using Ubuntu from Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) to till Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) and after that i stick to ...
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How to Remove Ubuntu 10.04/10.10/etc without Replacing It with Another OS?

Is there a way to completely remove Ubuntu 10.04/10.10/etc from a HDD without replacing it with another OS, so the HDD will return to its origin-state (empty)? I have googling this, as well as using ...
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Cannot Upgrade from 10.04 due to “Karmic” error during upgrade

I'm trying to upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10 and up. I am currently connected to the Internet. The last thing that I want to have to do is a fresh install since I dual boot the machine and I don't want ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 still supported but 10.10 not [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does Ubuntu mean by “support” for its releases? Can someone explain to me why an Ubuntu version that is released later and has a higher version number ...
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Ubuntu 10.04,10.10,11.10 boot but don't load after fresh install, graphics to blame?

I've been running ubuntu fine few months ago then decided to reinstall everything and get a fresh start. After about few months of windows I couldn't stand it and re-installed ubuntu. It was all ...
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How to copy region of text in some app (like using Alt key in some Win apps)?

In Windows, when I want to copy some region of text I press Alt key and then mark the region with mouse. If I try to do this in Ubuntu, then I activate the move screen command. How can I achieve ...
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Should I choose 10.04 or 10.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the difference between a Long Term Support Release and a Normal Release? I wanted to install Ubuntu on a partition. I have used Ubuntu 10.10 in Virtual Box, ...
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VirtualBox seems to disable printing in Ubuntu to USB Printer

I am running Maverick on my machine and I have Lexmark X6675 connected to the system via USB. I also have VirtualBox 4.1 running Windows Vista on the system. And I have a very interesting situation ...
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Error after updating from Ubuntu 10.04 to Ubuntu 10.10

I updated to 10.10 from 10.04 last week. After rebooting it shows "error "prefix" not found" for half a second and then it's stuck at a flashing line forever!! I installed 10.04 again and I didn't ...
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1answer
174 views

How to I will add jpg or gif or png (logo or emblem) in Terminal [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to get the tux logo on the text based boot? I want to add jpg logo in Terminal..but not ascii format
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When Theme install I get an error:This script can not be ran with Administrative Privileges

Dialog msg-->then try again.You may need to reboot.installation will now abort... This script can not be ran with Administrative Privileges. The script elevates on its own. Please run the script with ...
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Cannot escape character '@' in fstab file

I want to attach remote FTP directory as a local directory in my system. I will use curlftpfs line in the fstab file , but to login I have to pass my user name and password. The user name has a ...
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1answer
502 views

How Do I Restore My Clock?

When I boot Ubuntu 10 I got an error message stating that your time applet is not working properly (and yea that's true, it is not showing proper time, whereas in Windows the time is exact!). I'm ...
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Can I upgrade to Linux 3 Kernel on Ubuntu 10.10?

I need to use Linux 3, becasue with Linux 2.6.x has display problems with my SandyBridge integrated graphic. On the other hand, I need to downgrade to Ubuntu 10.04/10 because Betavine packages for ...
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I crash my system often. How can i rollback to day one just like first installation in Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, 11.10?

I am experimenting my Ubuntu box. i was installing 10.04 till 11.10. finally want to stay with one version for a while already made lot of mess, by building and changing kernel settings and etc.. ...
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“Authentication failed” when trying to upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10

I get the following error message when trying a network upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10: authentication failed. authenticating the upgrade failed. there may be a problem with the network or with the ...
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91 views

without using any tool, can one download any package from internet

Without using software Center and apt-get, How can one download a package like ghdl, gsharp. Are there any pool in which one can find all things?
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Install stuck on partitions formatting

I'm just doing a base install of Ubuntu Server. The install goes fine until it reaches the Partitions Formatting section. It just goes to 33% and stays there. I have read on some sites that its still ...
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1answer
199 views

Remap keys like vi

I'd like to achieve a remapping of keys in a way that simulates the vi flow of having editing mode and command mode. In Windows, it can be achieved as explained in the site. In the comments, it is ...
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286 views

How do I install the Ubuntu One control panel?

Is it possible to install the new Ubuntu One control panel in Ubuntu versions 10.04 or 10.10? I referred this page, but it suggests of installing Nightly builds, while I'll prefer to have stable ...
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1answer
3k views

Keyboard layout on Macbook Pro doesn't fit the symbols on the keys [closed]

I have a Macbook Pro 5,5 running Ubuntu 11.04 Natty amd64. It performs like a dream, but in ubuntu (both 10.04, 10.10 and 11.04), I have had problems getting the correct keyboard layout. My Macbook ...
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(MPX) Multi Pointer X on 10.04 and beyond?

I've read articles about Multi Pointer X on Ubuntu, and just wanted to know if it has got to a stable stage yet where it can easily be enabled on 10.04+? If yes, how can I enable it?
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zeitgeist-extension-fts cant seem to install after upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10

Okay folks, hope all is well in which ever part of the world you are in, I seem to be having a bit of an issue with unity-place-applications & unity-place-files. I have just updated from 10.04 ...
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241 views

Now that 11.04 is out will 10.04 still upgrade to 10.10?

I have been running 10.10 on my laptop and like it. I would like to upgrade my 10.04 LTS box at home by just enabling normal releases in update manager. Should this work, or have I caused a ...
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How do I upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10 in one command by using the terminal? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Upgrading from the command line? Hi, I dont want to use the update manager I just want to type one command in a terminal do you understand? I am at 10.04 and want to ...
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146 views

Desktop not appearing after upgrade to 10.10 [closed]

I just assembled a computer from store bought pieces with the intention of putting Ubuntu 10.10 on it. In hindsight, I probably should have just burned a 10.10 cd and installed from that, but I ...
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589 views

Bring up restart / shut-down dialog box using the keyboard

Which keyboard short cut is there to bring up the restart / shut-down dialog?
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SSH keys not working

I'm using ssh-keygen to generate a key on Ubuntu 10.10, then using ssh-copy-id to copy the key to two remote machines that are running 10.04 (one desktop, the other server). But here's the thing: I ...
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1answer
249 views

Nautilus “locks up” when browsing directories with version control, many files

When opening a directory that is version controlled, especially one with subdirectories containing hundreds or thousands of individual files, Nautilus temporarily freezes (application does not respond ...
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518 views

Application with Output similar to the GUI output of “WireShark”

I know that WireShark allows live packet capturing as well as details being displayable in the GUI. Is there any similar program that operates on a CLI, rather than a GUI? This is intended for use ...
3
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1answer
537 views

Upgrade 10.04LTS to 10.10 problem

Checking for a new ubuntu release Done Upgrade tool signature Done Upgrade tools Done downloading extracting 'maverick.tar.gz' authenticate 'maverick.tar.gz' against 'maverick.tar.gz.gpg' ...
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1answer
160 views

Dock does not show after updating to 10.10

After successfully updating my netbook from 10.04 to 10.10, I also tried to update my older Toshiba satellite A100, everything seemed to go well and indeed it all appears to be there, it's just that ...
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Touchpad stops working after desktop shows up

I have problem with touch-pad. It is not working correctly. It goes like this. When laptop is booting, right after desktop shows, I can move mouse with touch-pad for a second, but when icons shows up, ...
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Installer not showing complete list of partitions [closed]

I am a total beginner to Ubuntu. I have tried to install Ubuntu on my 320 gb hard disk and am stuck at the partition page. The problem is, Ubuntu is not showing all the partitions. When I run the ...
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How do I automatically connect to a wireless network with auto-login?

I want NetworkManager to automatically connect to the wireless network. I've configured my account to automatically log in (using System > Administration > Login Window) and I get prompted to ...
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1answer
352 views

Error encountered compiling kernel 2.6.35-25.44

I downloaded the linux-source-2.6.35 package and tried to compile it using the command "fakeroot make-kpkg --append-to-version=.dbg kernel_image kernel_source kernel_headers --initrd" after "make ...
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3answers
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Does dist-upgrade require PPA software to be uninstalled first?

I'm still running Ubuntu 10.04 with quite a few PPAs. Amongst the PPAs there is Guiodic (Guido Iodice) Lucid quasi-rolling :) PPA which brings most recent versions of many programs to my desktop. My ...
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NTFS and NTFS-3G

I have a netbook with Ubuntu Netbook 10.04 and a desktop with Mint 10 (~ Ubuntu Desktop 10.10) Both of them have read/write NTFS partitions mounted via /etc/fstab. And it works fine. Ive read on ...
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What is better to install 10.04.2 or 10.10 or Debian 6.0.0? [closed]

I want to install something Debian-based, now I have pre-installed SLED 11 SP1, Laptop HP 4520s.
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1answer
322 views

What are the changes between kernel in 10.04 and 10.10?

Is there a place where I could check what are the differences between kernel in version 10.04 and 10.10 ? The reason is that from time to time I have total system freezes with 10.10 on Dell Inspiron ...
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Wubi error about “invalid tag data”

I tried to install Ubuntu 10.10 and 10.04 through Wubi in Windows 7. Even after I disable the firewall and antivirus I get this error again and again. Invalid Tag data . check len(D=1,(ord(d) & ...
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Manhattan [Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series] support on 10.10

Not long ago, Canonical published a database of supported components for Ubuntu, and I noticed, that my video card Manhattan [Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series] have full support only at Ubuntu 10.04 ...
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Unable to upgrade from Lucid Lynx to Maverick Meerkat

I have got a problem with Update Manager. I'm running Lucid Lynx ver. 10.04.2 and I'm unable to upgrade it to 10.10 version. I have got this message when trying to upgr. : This can be caused by: ...
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Distribution upgrade freezes

When upgrading from Ubuntu 10.04 to 10.10 the distribution upgrade program freezes after it notifies me of a change in /etc/apparmor.d/usr.bin.mysqld and asks me to keep the old file or accept the new ...
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1answer
563 views

Randomly displayed flashing lines, no response to all shortcuts, just power off. [syslog included]

I have an old machine, and I want to use for that to learn employees how to use Ubuntu, and to be easyer to switch from Windows. I've been installed 10.04, and updated, but this strange stuff is ...
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1answer
298 views

WUBI install not completing on Dell Latitude D600 using 10.04 and 10.10

While trying to install a dual boot from LiveCD, WUBI seems to go through all the steps correctly. It unpacks everything, reboots, starts to finalize the install, brings up the install slide show and ...
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1answer
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What is the impact of the nolapic parameter on a multiprocessor laptop?

I have an Asus X71SL with an Intel Dual Core T3200 processor. Any kernel version after 2.6.35-rc2 won't boot up on my machine without the nolapic kernel parameter at bootup. I have already reported ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu 10.04 to Ubuntu 10.10

I'm new to these forums so I'll be quick. When I try to upgrade to Ubuntu 10.10 from 10.04 I get this error, I have tried upgrading from Terminal and Update Manager as well. Could not determine ...
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Can I merge /home for 10.10 and 10.04

or what can go wrong regarding config files? I have an old installation of 10.10 and for testing purposes want 10.04 in parallel, I'd like to use my 10.10 gnome&al configuration there without ...
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1answer
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Merging /boot and rearranging grub2 entries

I have used 10.10 and now for testing purposes installed 10.04 to a separate partition. 10.10 is currently on a single partition, while for 10.04 I decided to separate /boot to a third partition. Now ...