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How to be superuser in ubuntu 13.10

To install a .run file I am using su - to be super user in terminal,it asks for password but on entering password it show following error su: Authentication failure
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Upgrading Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

It is necessary to update my Ubuntu 11.10 even though I'm happy. But now it tells me that my system will be no longer protected according to what I want to do.
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unable upgrade 11.10 [duplicate]

Several attempts to upgrade went nowhere Update manager displays that system is up-to-date and launches a new active window stating : "Your Ubuntu release is not supported anymore." "You will not get ...
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1answer
145 views

How to install Python 2.5.4 in Ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

I've been reading through some posts on how to install Python 2.5.4 in Ubuntu but I can not manage to find a solution to my problem. The version of Ubuntu I have is the 11.10 and the one of Python I ...
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2answers
354 views

Issue on installing wine on Ubuntu 11.10

I have installed wine on my Ubuntu 11.10 using apt-get install. In between installation, that process was stopped unfortunately. I don't know that whether wine is installed or not. But, it didn't ...
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3answers
187 views

Ubuntu, install from USB without the ISO? [closed]

So, this is probably a quickie. I've gotten a copy of Ubuntu 11.10 on a memory stick. The contents of the folder is similar to what I found in the .ISO of Ubuntu 12.04. My question to you now, is as ...
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1answer
72 views

When reinstalling Ubuntu, should I install the latest version or the version originaly installed on the machine?

I have inherited a laptop1 from a colleague that originally came with Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneric Ocelot) installed. I am planning a clean reinstall of the OS to clean her data and set it up as my machine. ...
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1answer
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unable to install mysql server on ubuntu

the error I encountered while updating in ubuntu 11.10. since I found that ubuntu 11.10 supports much better than 12.04 for matlab, I have rebooted my OS to ubuntu 11.10. And even here, I face same ...
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1answer
361 views

I need a root password to access my drives, how to install 13.04?

My PC crashed a week ago and by using Multi Bios I found I could "Try Or Install Ubuntu". I have never used this before and every time I try to access my drives it says I need a root password or I ...
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0answers
14 views

How can I upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to 13.04 using minimal cd [duplicate]

I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 from 11.10. I don't have a CPU that supports pae, and from what I uderstood, that means I have to use the minimal cd. I am running a dual boot with windows XP,and I ...
0
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1answer
128 views

Canon LBP2900B installation in 11.10

I need to install the Canon LBP2900B printers into my Ubuntu machines using 11.10 version. I have tried most of the queries online but could not able to find a solution for this issue. So could any ...
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convert rpm to deb failed install maya [duplicate]

When i use alien convert rpm to deb, it doesn't work. here is feedback. maya version: hotfix4 Ubuntu: 11.10 LANG=C rpm -qp --queryformat %{NAME} 'Maya2012_0_64-2012.0-499.x86_64.rpm' LANG=C ...
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Unable to install MATLAB 2012b in Ubuntu 11.10(x64)

I have downloaded MATLAB 2012b from the mathworks website. When I use ./install in the terminal it gives me the following error: Error: Cannot locate Java Runtime Environment. The directory ...
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1answer
5k views

How to install GCC 4.7 on Lubuntu 11.10?

I installed Lubuntu 11.10 and I installed build-essential with this command: sudo apt-get install build-essential Now I have gcc 4.6 I read on some forum that adding the next PPA I'll be able to ...
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1answer
47 views

What is the risk of destroying working software by upgrading from natty narwhal to oneric ocelot? [closed]

I would like to know what happens with my good tuned system on natty narwhal when I upgrade to oneric-ocelot. I cannot find any threads in the forum which is very strange. Thanks for your answers in ...
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2answers
89 views

Update Manger in 11.10 does not show Ubuntu 12.04 as available for update

I have Ubuntu 11.10. When I go to Update Manager it does not show 12.04 as available to upgrade system. In settings there is no way fro
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1answer
27 views

Login problems with ubuntu 11.10

I installed 11.10 server on to my server everything went well then I tried to log in my username worked fine but when i tried to type my password nothing showed up? what can I do to fix this? should I ...
2
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2answers
222 views

Ubuntu 11.10 got virus or malware, how to delete entire disk and re install?

Had the Ubuntu sitting idle, came back to find it had linked and connected to malware sites, do not know how. Just want to delete/re install. want to stay with 11.10 the pc itself does not have a ...
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3answers
405 views

Ubuntu Live CD hangs on boot

I have burned 11.04 to a CD to set up dual-boot. But the Ubuntu screen just stays with the dots below the name and nothing else. I would really like to try it out. Any help would be appreciated.
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1answer
765 views

installing ubuntu as the only OS

i want to install ubuntu as the only os. that means remove the cuttent os win XP and install ubuntu 11.10. now it will use the entire hard disc for that. but i want to only use the C: drive for that ...
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1answer
139 views

Some applications is not working after upgrading from Ubuntu 11.04 32 bit to Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit

I updated my system from Ubuntu 11.10 32-bit to Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit using installation DVD. I used option 'update older installation of Ubuntu 11.10'. Now my softwares and settings pre-installed ...
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1answer
373 views

How do I install ia32-libs so I can run yWorks diagrams in Ubuntu 11.10 64bit?

I'm a beginner here. Step by step near plain english would be appreciated if you have an answer. Thanks
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1answer
911 views

ubuntu ssd install issue

Was not able to install ubuntu 12.04 LTS or 11.10 on SSD OCZ Vertex 3 120GB Installer crashed. There is no more information. Installer promised to report issue to Ubuntu. Do I have to prepare ...
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3answers
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How do I install MailScanner on 11.10?

I'm attempting to add/install MailScanner to my ubuntu 11.10 desktop configuration running postfix. I tried installing the latest 12.04 LTS but it had neither MailScanner nor qpopper package, 11.10 ...
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4answers
287 views

Is 12.04 more stable than 11.10? [closed]

I've just installed a Ubuntu (Studio) 12.04 on my laptop. There are a few problems. Packages are broken, I have failed to open directory`errors, and there are also some problems with Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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1answer
81 views

How to fix mistake specifying partition sizes during installation alongside other OS?

I wanted to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7. When it asked me to allocate the partition size I by mistake dragged the panel. I was unaware of that it will allocate that size for Ubuntu. And I had ...
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0answers
61 views

How to upgrade/downgrade from 12.04 to 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? Now this might sound stupid, but coming from 12.04 I would like to upgrade/downgrade to 11.10. I can't do a fresh install ...
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1answer
764 views

How to Install Lexmark x6650 Driver (.sh.tar) file in Ubuntu 11.10

When I connected my printer to my pc, he found drivers & installed them. I thought everything would work, but when I did a testpage, the pc acts likes he's doing the job great, but the printer ...
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2answers
758 views

Why does installing 11.10 or 12.04 on old laptops fail?

I recently reimaged my Lenovo t400 with Ubuntu. However, after wiping two other systems (Compaq Presario 2100 and Dell Latitude D600) both Ubuntu 11.10 and Ubuntu 12.04 fail to load on boot. I am ...
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82 views

How to save my certified Ubuntu 11.10 which came with the computer

I have bought a computer with Ubuntu 11.10 and now I need to install Windows XP alonside it. Is it possible to save my certified Ubuntu configuration onto a usb stick, then unistall Ubuntu, install ...
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1answer
58 views

About uninstallation of Ubuntu to allow dual-boot

I had windows XP and windows 7 previously. I wanted to keep windows XP and replace windows 7 by Ubuntu in a specific drive of hard disk. During installation of Ubuntu I found option replace windows ...
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2answers
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Should I upgrade from 11.04 to 12.04 directly or upgrade to 11.10 first [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I skip over releases? Upgrade manager is talking about doing upgrade 11.10 Can (and should) I go straight to 12.04 ? If so how (online?) ? Yup, I've backed up my ...
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2answers
219 views

Why does Wubi installer not find my CD and then abort?

When I try to install Ubuntu 11.10 using Wubi I get an error asking to check C:/users/home/appdata/local/temp/wubi-11.10-rev245.log I don't know what to do. I am not using the internet to ...
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1answer
775 views

Problem on upgrade from 11.10 to 12.4 with CD

I write the Ubuntu 12.4 .iso file to CD. reboot my PC and boot from CD and chose install Ubuntu. I don't know why the chosen "upgrade Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 " is disable ? is problem in my hardware? I ...
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4answers
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Unable to fix broken packages with sudo apt-get install -f

Here's my result, of sudo apt-get install -f. i have Ran it twice and got negative result. I believe there is an error at "error in Version string '0:3.6.1-dates for language English Translation ...
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1answer
165 views

How to recover from a broken upgrade?

I've a dual boot system with XP and Ubuntu. (Grub 1.5) Ubuntu was originally installed from a CD and has its own partition on an external hard drive. After an upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 the 3.XX ...
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1answer
301 views

Installing swftools in 11.10

I downloaded the deb, following the answer in this question: How can I get swftools installed? When I run: wget http://launchpadlibrarian.net/27270379/swftools_0.9.0-0ubuntu1_i386.deb sudo dpkg ...
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How can I install 12.04 LTS on a non-PAE machine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot install due to the error “Kernel requires features not present on the CPU: PAE” The other day I started trying out Ubuntu on an ageing Samsung Q30 ...
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1answer
339 views

How do I know which partitions belong to Linux, and which belongs to windows?

Okay, so I want to re-install Ubuntu, but in order to do so I'm being told to delete my previous Linux partitions. However, I can't tell which one's to delete. The only one I know for sure is the ...
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Grub not loading?

So I got fed up with Windows Vista and decided to install Ubuntu. My roommate has the 11.10 version and so that is what I installed. I've used Ubuntu 10.04 and 10.10 on a different computer before so ...
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1answer
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Which release should I install, given my system specs?

I'm new to Ubuntu and am trying to run something better than 10.04. I have a Toshiba with the following: 1gb ram 1.86ghz processor ATI mobility radeon 600x. I was wondering which version I should use ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 11.10 - How can i install xserver-xorg-input-evtouch? apt-cache search do not show up

I have Elo touch screen, where i have been trying for long long time, which is failing. I now figure out that i have to use xserver-xorg-input-evtouch, which is the only one worked for many others. ...
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3answers
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Windows 7 is not accessible or can't be repaired after installing ubuntu 11.10 using live USB

I've messed things up a bit. I was running windows 7 ultimate 64-bit in my HP laptop. I was using live USB of Ubuntu 11.10 and then i tried to install Ubuntu on hard disk using the same live USB. ...
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Installing multiple jdk versions ubuntu 11.0

I am starting mobile apps development using java. I have successfully set up netbeans IDE. I want to be able to use the Sun Wireless Toolkit (WTK 2.5.2) emulator to test my applications. However, when ...
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4answers
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Ubuntu 12.4, 11.10 Crash/freeze at installation [closed]

Ubuntu is my primary operating system, and I DO NOT HAVE WINDOWS INSTALLED ANYMORE. When i try to install ubuntu 12.4 or 11.10, somewheare at 90% of the installation completed it either crashes, ...
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2answers
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12.04 upgrade from 11.10 stuck at restoring previously installed packages

I am trying to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04. The machine is acer aspire core i3, 2.1ghz, ram 6gb, hard disk 500 gigabyte. I am using a usb stick with a downloaded 12.04 live install. The install ...
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1answer
220 views

Reinstall of Ubuntu 11.10 failed and partitions nor hard disk not being recognized

I had Ubuntu 11.10 installed on my Samsung R519. It was working fine and I also had cinammon desktop and KDE installed, but eventually settled with KDE. I had my hard drive partitioned in 3 parts i ...
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“udevd[96]: timeout:” error killing blkid when booting from a Live CD [closed]

I have a Dell Inspiron 4100 and keep getting the following error when attempting a Ubuntu trial on a CD. udevd[96]: timeout: killing '/sbin/blkid -o udev -p /dev/sda' [121] Eventually, I am taken ...
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1answer
911 views

How to install slingshot launcher

How to install slingshot launcher in ubuntu .Is there any ppa available for it?
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Can not boot Ubuntu 11.10 from external USB HDD

I've just installed Ubuntu 11.10 x64 on a 200Gb partition of my 2Tb external usb HDD. Everything went smoothly. After restarting the computer, I tried hitting F12 and choosing usb hdd. Something like ...