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

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
58 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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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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31 views

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 ...
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1answer
375 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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118 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
375 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
138 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
44 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
255 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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2answers
218 views

Trouble installing or removing software

I am new to Linux, and I keep encountering problems when I try to install or remove software. Does anyone happen to know what the problem is? The errors read: installArchives() failed: (Reading ...
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0answers
101 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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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
536 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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Why am I being prevented from downloading files to an external source?? CD/USB

Wondering why I am being prevented from downloading files from internet, file, etc.??? I also do have the ability to access programs that I have downloaded from the Ubuntu application site?? This ...
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2answers
522 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
58 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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112 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
1k views

how do I intall a network manager on ubuntu?

I uninstalled my network manager trying to fix a problem. Now I have no network manager and therefore no internet. So I need one and I need to install it?
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2answers
111 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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3answers
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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
109 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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0answers
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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0answers
26 views

Can I download a version of ubunto for the Samsung Galaxy SIII I9300? [duplicate]

I want to know if it is possible to download & install Ubuntu on an android phone ? Because it looks really good & I really want to have it. I don't want to buy an ubuntu phone. Thank you.
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17 views

I downloaded some software and can not install it with wine [duplicate]

How do I install my downloads I am trying to install a keyboarding software
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2answers
1k views

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
56 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
188 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
853 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
5k views

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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434 views

Some trouble with installing pip into 13.04.

Just trying install pip like guide says: pip install SomePackage==1.0 [...] Successfully installed SomePackage But allways got this message: Downloading/unpacking SomePackage==1.0 ...
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1answer
62 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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3answers
756 views

How to download Ubuntu over an unreliable connection

I am trying to download the 64-bit Ubuntu 12.10 ISO over an extremely unreliable connection. By unreliable, I mean that every time I finish downloading the ISO and compare the MD5 hashes, I end up ...
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0answers
153 views

Downloading and installation is taking very long time

Despite having a good internet connection, my Ubuntu installation is stuck after downloading 400MB of data. It is taking a very long time.
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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
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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
176 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
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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
178 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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2answers
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How to install with Wubi when it says “Could not retrieve the required disk image files”?

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 with the Wubi installer while running Windows, because my PC does not accept my BootCD as a bootable medium. But Wubi showed me this error: ...
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1answer
132 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
117 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
5k views

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 ...
1
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1answer
916 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
460 views

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 ...
3
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1answer
201 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 ...
0
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1answer
131 views

Empty Minecraft Folder

Downloaded the Minecraft jar and it executes fine. When I start the game it freezes at [Done Loading] screen, and nothing is downloaded into the .minecraft folder. How do I fix this?