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INSTALLING UBUNTU 12.04 fro already downloaded file (installing with pendrive) [duplicate]

I have got this file downloaded: "ubuntu-12.04.4-desktop-amd64" I have a 64 bit OS and want to install ubuntu 12.04 on it alongside win 7 (which I already ahve on the PC) I have a Pendrive. how do ...
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Trouble downloading Matlab r2011a

So im new to ubuntu from windows and am trying to re download matlab onto my computer. I have used both the java downloader and tried to download it manually with the terminal, but each time when i ...
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1answer
65 views

Installation for dummies [duplicate]

I would like to use Ubuntu on a virtual machine so that I can run an open source engineering software called OpenFoam. I need instructions for a layperson. I didn't know what a virtual machine was ...
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1answer
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Down Load Problems

Downloaded ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64 two times and the md5 does not match. both are 904,192 kb Down loaded from Ubuntue web page, http://www.ubuntu.com/download any suggestions?
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ubuntu iso downloading another iso file [closed]

Ubuntu iso file is again downloading the file from the installation and if i proceed with the internet connection closed then in middle of the installation it crashes saying that the files is ...
0
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1answer
1k views

What application to select to open and download programs on Ubuntu?

I have tried downloading both Wine and VLC player, but it asks me to select an application to run the program installation. Not sure what to pick...shouldn't there be an application to automatically ...
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167 views

Data downloaded during an Ubuntu installation

I'd like to know how much internet data is downloaded during an Ubuntu installation.
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1answer
811 views

Installing Ubuntu After Download

I downloaded the latest version of Ubuntu Desktop (13.04) the other day and think I might have missed something, as I didn't see any "Install"-related buttons or links following the download. The ...
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1answer
218 views

When I install Ubuntu it takes long in the preparing to download, what can I do?

I tried to install Ubuntu, and it takes a long time in the preparing to install the screen, and I don't know what to do, please help? The reason I'm installing it is because my computer fails to start ...
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1answer
46 views

How to solve this language downloading issue?

I have a problem when I try to download another language by the system setting menu, I have this error message : Failed to fetch ...
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1answer
337 views

Download and install without a cd on a microsoft windows xp desktop machine

I have been trying to download and install latest Ubuntu without making a cd. I have tried 3 times. I downloaded something and installed it. But there was no trace of Ubuntu but just windows xp. It ...
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1answer
189 views

Active download does not supersede suspend

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04. My system is set to suspend after 10 minutes of idle time. I like this, but if I have a download going, the system will go into suspend anyway and the download will pause. ...
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2answers
210 views

Upgrading Apache Open Office

I have downloaded the Apache OpenOffice upgrade 4 times. Once downloaded a window opens with lists asking me if I want to open a doc or extract it. I highlighted all of the OpenOffice lines and got a ...
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1answer
670 views

Python on Ubuntu 13.04

How can I download and install Python on Ubuntu 13.04? I'm a newbie in Ubuntu. I've only been using Ubuntu for the last 3 days.
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2answers
975 views

After downloading a program file from the internet how do you install it? [duplicate]

I have downloaded Flash Player 11.5.0 into my Downloads. How do I install it? It is a tar.gz file. Please easy steps through the terminal. I am new to Linux, and want to learn more about it.
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1answer
69 views

Install Ubuntu on HCL Beanstalk Desktop? [duplicate]

I currently have a HCL Beanstalk desktop PC which is quite old now. I have another shared and quite new HCL Laptop with intel CORE i3 processor and it came with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it as it is a ...
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118 views

How do I download and not pay another 16 bucks? [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu 13.04 (64 b) and donated my 16 bucks, and I cannot find it on my computer anywhere.
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2answers
116 views

I want to download Ubuntu 13.04 but I can not to do it [duplicate]

I love Ubuntu and I use it since 1985. I decided to download Ubuntu 13.04 but I'm a rookie. If you can send me a CD with that version I would be happiest.
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387 views

Should I download the 32-bit version or the 64-bit version of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have a 13" Macbook Pro 2010. Should I download the 32-bit version or the 64-bit version of Ubuntu?
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2answers
117 views

What do I need to download and how do I install those programs? [closed]

I am new to Ubuntu. I just installed it. I want to download my xampp servers, Spotify or Adobe's Flash Player, but I get suggestions of *.zip, *.ga or something. Operating Systems "Lunix", "Yum" and ...
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16 views

Downloading Ubuntu Server for x86 Architecture [duplicate]

I can't seem to find the x86 64 bit download for Ubuntu Server 12.04. I am taken to a download page easily enough, but the download file is confusingly named "ubuntu- ...
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2answers
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Problems with installing valgrind

I am really new with Ubuntu, and I am trying install the program with this guide. But I can't get it to work, and I don't understand what is going on. I was wondering if somebody could ether tell me ...
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1answer
59 views

How to get Ubuntu download for a Mac?

I am trying to download Ubuntu to put it on my daughter's MacBook (just installed new HDD, so no operating system on it) But from my Windows PC all I can see is the Windows Ubuntu. Can I use that, or ...
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4answers
217 views

How to install ubuntu without a dvd?

Recently I downloaded ubuntu 13.04 (iso). Now after extracting the iso file and running wubi - it says downloading required files though I had already downloaded the iso file (794 MB). So what to do ...
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2answers
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Install packages (VLC) via USB

I want to install VLC to my Ubuntu laptop, which has no connection to the internet. To work around this I want to download it to my Windows machine, copy it to a USB drive and install on my Ubuntu ...
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3answers
2k views

What version do I download for my Mac?

I am trying to get it on my mac, so do I download the windows version onto a USB and then upload it from there because I can't find a mac version.
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3answers
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Installing Ubuntu, on a Windows 8 laptop, without a CD. Can it be done? And what is the normal time for download? [duplicate]

I have a Aspire laptop, Windows 8 pre-installed with 8 GB of ram. I have tried to download via thumb drive but it won't download. So I wanted to know there were any other ways to download it without a ...
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1answer
69 views

I can't get Ubuntu to download

I haven't used Ubuntu for a few years so I thought I'd give it a try once more. I donated and then tried to download only to have it keep trying to connect - never allowing me to actually get the ...
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0answers
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installing software terminated in the middle [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu and i was trying to install the restricted extras using this command sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras In the end there was a licence aggrement page which it asked me ...
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3answers
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Google Chrome won't install. Help?

I downloaded Chrome from the official page. Once it was done downloading, I double clicked it to start the installation. It took me to Ubuntu's SoftWare Center, and I clicked "Install." Once I clicked ...
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1answer
131 views

I chose to download the 32-bit version, but it downloads the 64-bit version instead. Why?

I had it installed and running last night, but I could tell it wasn't 32-bit cause when installing the Adobe Flash player, it said I had a 64-bit OS. I uninstalled it, then downloaded it again, then ...
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0answers
181 views

Places to download Ubuntu for Chrome OS via command line?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my Chromebox. I have found several tutorials online and I have gotten to the middle of the process but I always run into a snag. I have been typing in the address as ...
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3answers
20k views

How to extract a tar.gz file [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu and I would like to know how I extract a tar.gz file. Thanks!
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2answers
203 views

How do I install unsettings in ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

When I try to install through my terminal I get this error: enyel@Alexandria:~$ sudo apt-get unsettings E: Invalid operation unsettings enyel@Alexandria:~$ sudo apt-get install unsettings E: Could ...
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1answer
162 views

How to disable downloading, file transfer and installation option in ubuntu?

How to disable or password protect downloading, file transfer and installation option in ubuntu ? Or how to customize it so that the we cannot download, transfer and install any extra file after the ...
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1answer
136 views

install open icon library in ubuntu 10.04

I download open icon library from http://openiconlibrary.sourceforge.net/ so, how can i install it in ubuntu 10.04??
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1answer
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Can Wubi use the ISO I already have?

The Windows Installer for Ubuntu desktop instructions say that an ISO image for Ubuntu is downloaded during the installation process. But what if I already have an ISO image for Ubuntu. Can I make ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I get the the Windows installer (Wubi) for Ubuntu 11.04?

I'm looking for the link to have access to Windows installer for Ubuntu 11.10. My computer has trouble running Ubuntu 12.04 so I want to install an older version.
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1answer
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How can I Instal shockwave on Ubuntu

I got this computer from someone and it had ubuntu installed on it. I like it but I find it complicated and I have been trying to download and every time I try to install something an error comes up ...
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1answer
205 views

How to get Ubuntu installed after deleting Windows and with no other OS present?

I spent the night trying to get rid of my Windows XP operating system and around midnight I discovered a way to get rid of it. The problem is while I did get rid of the operating system, I hadn't yet ...
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351 views

Minecraft not downloading [duplicate]

I've looked through a ton of pages about this and haven't found any information on the problem i'm experiencing. For information I'm using ubuntu 12.04 32bit desktop edition, fresh install. I ...
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2answers
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How do i configure the live usb to install additional packages?

I have saved all the packages from the directory /var/cat/apt/archives to Usb. Is it possible to configure the live Usb to accommodate all these extra packages /var/cache/apt/archives; so that it ...
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2answers
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How do I generate a package download list?

I want to generate a package download list, which can be used to download those packages from another system. (I have a slow connection). I want to use those downloaded files to create a local ...
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1answer
180 views

Download problem of ubuntu desktop

I was downloading ubuntu desktop and the downloader got stuck on amd64.tar.xz file . I closed the installation and the restarted it , it uninstalled the previous one but then again the downloader is ...
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1answer
116 views

Where can I find webmin for Ubuntu 10?

I would like to install webmin, but it is neither available from Synaptic, nor from apt-get. Why can't I find it in synaptic or apt-get? How can I get it and install?
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1answer
720 views

Install indicator-cpufreq as a package through web

I have Ubuntu 11.10 version and I have problem that I can't download packages from software center neither through command line due to proxy settings problem Does anybody know if I can get this ...
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2answers
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Is the 2.4MB Wubi Installer blocked in China?

Using an existing Wubi will download all the files successfully, however the OS will be unable to install because of bad files. Is the mirror site of Ubuntu installation files GFWed in China?
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3answers
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“Failure to download extra data files” after installing ttf-mscorefonts-installer

After fresh install 12.04 I && updating apt and system restart, I always get this annoying message after reboot : Failure to download extra data files The following packages requested ...
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1answer
126 views

How does the download cache work?

I would like to know how the download cache works. Is it possible to clear this space, or does this happen automatically? In my understanding: The download cache is where program files are downloaded ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu installer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't I download the Windows installer from the Ubuntu website? today i'm gonna download ubuntu installer and install it alongside windows 7 . Don't know why, ...