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Ubuntu installation. No hard disk found

When installing Ubuntu, it is showing at least 5.9gb space required but i have lot of free space. I tried many things, but none of it solved my problem. So, i tried installing fedora then it showed no ...
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sigfillset is not setting signal bits

I am having this strange problem! My code is very simple. #include<stdio.h> #include<unistd.h> #include<signal.h> #include<stdlib.h> ...
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Recover data after updating Windows 7 [closed]

I used 2 OS in my system - Windows 7, and Fedora 20. I have upgraded my Window 7 in to 64 bit, after I have installed, I cannot boot fedora 20. I want to recover data which are stored in fedora, can ...
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Can't boot ubuntu 13.10 after install Fedora 20 on a x86_64 EFI machine

I can't boot Ubuntu from gub menu after I install Fedora 20 (but I can boot Fedora and windows) error: can't find command 'linux' error: can't find command 'initrd' But I can boot from here Do ...
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Install Fedora over Ubuntu partition? [closed]

Is there any way for me to install Fedora over Ubuntu in a partition I made?
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Editing/changing runlevels?

I learned linux on redhat/fedora systems, and I really like there runlevels. The runlevels in ubuntu (inherited from debian i'm sure) are weird, there is no way to get a no GUI environment unless your ...
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Is there a way for me to install Ubuntu without a flash drive or CD (Not using windows) [duplicate]

I have fedora 19 running on my laptop and I want to switch to ubuntu, but I don't have a flash drive or external hard drive. Is there some way I can install ubuntu from inside fedora then boot ubuntu ...
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Can't Install Windows 8, Fedora 19 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Need Help… :'(

I am new here, I want to install windows 8, Fedora 19 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop. Which is Dell Inspiron 15R 7520 SE. But whenever I install Ubuntu After Fedora, the GRUB is showing Fedora is ...
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Duall Boot with two linux [duplicate]

Please give me full instrunction for dual boot of two linux one is ubuntu and second is fedora. i like ubuntu but, also fedora Thank you
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Unable to start Fedora from USB

I already installed Ubuntu 13.10 and I wanted to dual boot Ubuntu and Fedora. I created Live USB with command: sudo dd if=Fedora-Live-Desktop-x86_64-19-1.iso of=/dev/sdb1 But I am not able to boot ...
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Corrupted 7z file

I recently wanted to try out Fedora. So I transfered all my files to it via USB. Then I got frustrated with it, placed all my files in a 7z archive and then copied them back to the drive. Now, every ...
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Installing Ubuntu along with fedora and win 7

I have system in my lab with Fedora and windows 7 installed in it. While booting up, the system first shows up fedora and then inside fedora, i can select whether to load windows 7. I tried windows ...
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Include Fedora with Ubuntu Grub

I have a dual boot set up with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 on my primary disk. I have second disk for storage and free space. I installed Fedora 19 on the second disk and tried to update grub in ...
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How to make vm boot from live cd

I have created a vm for ubuntu 13.04 and configured it to boot from live CD (I want to try Fedora on it), but it doesn't boot. It displays a shell terminal I think and this is it.
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fedora missing in grub inside ubuntu

I have ubuntu and fedora beside each other and I use both of them but now fedora missing and ubuntu run. what should I do?It's very important for me
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Computer with Fedora and Windows, want to keep Windows and Add Ubuntu

I'm new to the Linux world, and I don't know much about computers. I currently have a computer that dual boots Fedora and Windows 7. I would like to install Ubuntu in place of the Fedora ...
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Fedora Spins work on ubuntu or not?

I want to run the fedora spins, but on Ubuntu. Ubuntu is way much lighter than the fedora versions, but it is their spin that I am interested in. Is any spin like thing is available on Ubuntu? If not ...
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I want to install Fedora in Virtual Box with a Usb stick

I managed to install Virtual Box on my Ubuntu system; now I want to install Fedora within the virtual machine. I have a Fedora image installed on a usb stick that is accessible by a vmdk file - an ...
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How to partition a fully used hard drive

I installed Ubuntu on my laptop which when I got it I had Fedora 13 installed on it as the OS. Now I want to install Fedora 18 in a dual boot with Ubuntu. Problem is when I installed Ubuntu, I didn't ...
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What is the logic behind the user name restrictions in *buntu?

In Fedora, I use my preferred account name, which happens to be a fully qualified domain name. By using a fully qualified domain name as my user name across most of my accounts (both on my own ...
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second Operating system on ssd doesnt seem on grub menu

I have ssd and a hdd I installed ubuntu on hdd , after this fedora on ssd however on grub menu only ubuntu appears. I am uploading the text file of boot info script please help . Boot Info Script ...
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How to install Ubuntu 12 in place of Fedora 18 while preserving my dual boot windows 7 installation?

I have installed Win7 first, then I did install Fedora 18 and now I boot through the Fedora's boot loader to either of the systems. What I want now is to replace Fedora 18 by Ubuntu 12 without ...
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Chroot Fedora 18

I'm doing a computer project about linux . And my responsibility is chroot on linux and its future . I am thinked a hidden-linux on another linux will be great. So I want to run Fedora 18 on ...
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get back command prompt after opening programs from terminal

When I launch any application from terminal, then the terminal gets locked until I close that application. What I want is just to use terminal for launching programs and then use the same terminal for ...
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Ubuntu Virtualbox networking with MTS usb modem

I have installed virtual-box in my ubuntu 12.04 and installed fedora 14 as a vm. Now I need to connect to fedora vm from my host (Ubuntu). What I'm trying to achieve is ssh connectivity between host ...
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Destop translation tool

I am a journalist whose primary job is to translate articles from Russian to English language. In Windows I was fond of using http://www.dicter.net/ Basically what I need is something that watches ...
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How do I install Ubuntu One on Fedora 17? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is Ubuntu One available for Fedora? (Edited Google translation.) I have a new hard drive and installed Fedora 17 on it. My other computers use Ubuntu One, by having ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 “fakeRAID” RAID0 installation

I have 2 80 Gb HDD's with a RAID 0 motherboard configuration (Intel Z77, fakeRAID) with a 100 Gb partition running Windows 7 and a 60 Gb partition where I would like to install Ubuntu 12.10. However, ...
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Dual boot Fedora with Ubuntu

I have a laptop currently running Fedora, how can I dual boot it with Ubuntu?
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Is it a good idea to share partitions between distros

This is what my laptop's partitions look like windows: about 100 GB Ubuntu root: 50 GB (mounted at /) Free space: 50 GB Ubuntu home partition: the rest of the space (mounted at /home) I want to ...
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Ubuntu Messed up my Grub [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu does not put Fedora into GRUB menu I have Windows XP Installed, and i have installed Fedora 15, yesterday. Updated it today to 17, and installed Ubuntu. After ...
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Fedora Disappears from grub.cfg at reboot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu does not put Fedora into GRUB menu There have been many questions asked about the way that Ubuntu 12.x GRUB plays poorly with Fedora (17 in this case), but I ...
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Ubuntu-Fedora dual-boot: Set up swap partitions for simultaneous hibernation?

I want to install another Linux distribution (Fedora) besides Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. As I like to hibernate my system and as I want to use this feature on both installed Linux distributions, how ...
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How do I use an Ubuntu notebook as second monitor for a Fedora desktop? [closed]

I was wondering if there is a possibility to use my netbook with 12.04 as a second monitor for my Fedora desktop, because its keyboard is broken but everything else is running just fine. I already ...
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Using userdel cannot remove .gvfs folder, Permission denied [closed]

I am using Fedora 9. I removed the user using userdel -r command. The user is removed, but the home directory still remains. When I tried to remove the home directory (rm -rf /home/user/), I get the ...
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Fedora login gone after Ubuntu updates on a dual boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu does not put Fedora into GRUB menu After a software update for Ubuntu, my dual boot with Fedora will not show Fedora in the start menu. It just boots into Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu does not put Fedora into GRUB menu

I have installed a number of operating systems, including Fedora. Most recently I installed Ubuntu, and Ubuntu installed its own version of the GRUB bootloader. However, Fedora does not show up on the ...
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Can't boot to Windows anymore after removing Grub on a Netbook

Today I decided to try out Fedora by booting it from USB. I liked the OS, and decided I wanted to install it to my hard-drive. I couldn't complete the installation because I needed to free up a ...
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How to install Fedora 17 over Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [closed]

I have been using Ubuntu since Ubuntu 11.10 came out. I was very satisfied with how Ubuntu has evolved over the past few years, but now I would like to try out Fedora 17 since that has been out for a ...
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Ubuntu install CD hangs at 5 red dots while booting

I put the disk in for 12.04, go to the Bios, and I boot off the disk, it works until the 5 dots go red when it is ready to load the desktop and it just hangs. Worked before when I had windows and I ...
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How do I triple-boot Ubuntu, Fedora and Windows 7?

I have an Acer Laptop with windows 7 pre installed. I want to install Ubuntu and fedora and make a triple boot configuration. I want to know how? I am a newcomer to linux and I need help.
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Why does grub selection no longer appear on my dual-boot system?

I had installed a Ubuntu 12.04 and Fedora 17 dual boot on my system. During the installation I had installed Ubuntu first and Fedora later. Fedora had recognized Ubuntu and added it to the GRUB OS ...
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Anything I should know when using/installing Fedora? [closed]

I've been using Ubuntu for a small while now, since March, ergo since 11.10. I know the terminal, ppas, etc. But now, I plan on dual-booting Fedora and Ubuntu just to try it. Does Fedora give you the ...
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Two linux OS at a time

If i install ubuntu 12.04 alongside fedora 17 and If i install some applications in ubuntu and then later i login my pc with fedora will the applications will be available for me in fedora or do i ...
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Triple boot problem with Windows 7, Ubuntu 12.04 & Fedora 17

I just installed Fedora 17 after Ubuntu 12.04, But now I can't boot into any of 2 linux, I also have windows 7 installed and I can boot to it, I edited boot with EasyBCD. During installation of ...
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recovering raid 0 hard disk

I bumped to a huge (for me) problem. I was running dual boot system (win 7 / linux) and at some point I decided to test fedora ( I am new in Linux ). My hard disk conf: 3 hard disks each 1 TB, 2 set ...
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Adding more already installed OS's to BURG

Can I add more already installed operating systems [such as BLAG linux or Fedora] to BURG [after BURG is installed] so they will appear on boot menu?
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Migrating users from Fedora, anything to look out for?

I've migrated around 300 users from a Fedora server to Ubuntu. I copied over all the relevant entries in /etc/passwd, /etc/shadow, /etc/group, and /etc/gshadow. One thing that was a bit concerning is ...
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Why do I need to create a bios-grub partition when I install 12.04?

Is the bios-grub partition in Ubuntu 12.04 mandatory? I have used 11.04, 11.10 and 12.04, But I was never asked for this. Today I tried a fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04 and for the first time ...
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Maximizing HDD space on dual boot Fedora 16 and Ubuntu 12.04 system

My question is very specific. In the screenshot here of my GParted, you can see Fedora 16 installed on /dev/sda4 and Ubuntu (with the mount point "/") on /dev/sda6. Partition /dev/sda5 is taking up ...