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Ubunu 14.04 weird hd out of disk eroor

I was migrated from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to ubuntu 14.04LTS. And it was working fine first :) Then couple of restarts later , I go this same old hd0 out of disk grub rescue thing. Then I booted OS with a ...
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Could not mount “/”

I recently installed Ubuntu onto a separate drive within Windows 7. The problem that I am having is that when I boot into Ubuntu it says that it couldn't mount the "/" drive, and after that it says ...
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shutdown using keyboard

After I installed Ubuntu 13.10, for some reason my video card does not have output, I just wonder if this is the case, are there any way to shut down Ubuntu using keyboard safely without harm the ...
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Double HDD for double Ubuntu-Windows installation

I'm Oscar from Colombia. I'm apologize if my English is not enough good, but I'll try my best. I am an enthusiastic user of Ubuntu (not exactly an expert), so I like to learn anithing that I could, ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 13.10. I had installed the earlier version using WUBI. I am receiving the following error on booting Ubuntu with the latest kernel 3.14 Serious error ...
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How can I install apache, mysql, php on ubuntu desktop [duplicate]

I just installed ubuntu 13.10 desktop, I would like to know can I install Apache, MySQL and PHP on ubuntu desktop version or do I need to install on the ubuntu server version? Your help and ...
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Software-center disappeared from Launcher and won't work after re-install

On Gnome desktop. After it disappeared, I attempted to reinstall with: sudo apt-get install software-center. This seemed to work and the file was located in /usr/bin but when I issued: software-center ...
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Disk partitions for Windows 7 & Ubuntu dual boot

I had Windows 7 previously. I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.04 along with it and installed it (from USB). Actually, I created a separate 40GB disk partition for Ubuntu. But nowhere during the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 DVD installation results in infinite loop connected to radeon evergreen startup

i'm trying to DVD install Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 on my laptop. However, the DVD installer boot runs into an infinite loop when it tries to initialize the radeon GPU, like this: [drm:r600_u] ERROR UVD not ...
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14.04 can't get Epson ME-103 scanner to work

I got a brand new computer and would like to use Ubuntu 64 bit tried 13.10 for a month and got stuck with getting my Epson ME-301 scanner to work. Now 14.04 is released, I gave another try but did ...
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Trouble setting up Lenovo IdeaCentre K450 usb boot

I am having trouble setting up a Lenovo IdeaCentre K450 to dual boot. I am using a 64-bit 12.04 bootable usb thumb drive (which I have used to boot from many times before). My Bios boot settings are: ...
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trouble booting 14.04 from USB

I'm trying to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 and am encountering problems. I'm working from 12.04. Downloaded the 14.04 iso file. Used the Startup Disc Creator App. However, when I try to boot from ...
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I can't boot Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on Mac download

I've been trying to replace my MacOS in my iMac with Ubuntu 14.04. Initially, I downloaded the standard 64-bit and installed using a USB drive. Although the install says it's successful, I can't ...
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Can't load ubuntu 12.04.4 onto my Vaio with new hard drive

I'm a newbie to Linux and Ubuntu, but I hate Microsoft 8 and Sony with a passion, so when my Vaio's hard drive died and I realized that I'd never been able to make a system restore disc because ...
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Question about manual partitioning for Dual boot system

I recently bought a new laptop, and I am trying to dual boot my system with windows 8.1 and ubuntu. My installer doesn't recognize the windows 8 partition on my hard drive, so it doesn't give me the ...
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Troubles installing MPLABX on Trusty

I'm trying to install MPLABX on my brand new ubuntu 14.04 and i found there are lots of problems. I already did it on 13.10 64bits with no major troubles In the microchip site says i need to instal a ...
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Install Windows on Ubuntu from bootable USB

I would like to ask how to install Windows 8 on Ubuntu. I created a bootable Windows USB, (once FAT32 and once ntfs), but I do not know how to run the USB, I could only open it as a folder. Windows ...
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Black Screen during Install. USB boot. 14.04. [on hold]

Im booting from a live USB. I get the screen saying try ubuntu, install ubuntu, and what not. When i click either of those options it goes to a black screen and just stays that way indefinitely. I ...
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Clonezila server installation on ubuntu 13.04 [on hold]

Can u please tell me the step by step process installation of clonezila server edition on ubuntu 13.04 and how to take back and restore image of client
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Fresh 14.04 install, low screen res and blank virtual terminal

I just installed 14.04 64 bit desktop. Screen resolution wont go higher than 1280x1024 on desktop (monitor is 1680x1050). I tried to go to a virtual terminal to install NVIDIA drivers and I get a ...
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How to download a file from the repository?

I am completely new to Linux and would like to download a software package from the Ubuntu repository. Could you kindly help me do the following three items: figure out how to identify the name of ...
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Please recommend me partitioning my hard drive

Currently, I'm trying to install ubuntu 14.04 to my laptop. I have two hard drive, ssd with sdb(windows 8.1 in it) and hdd with sda(data partition). Of course, I'll mount /home in hdd, but problem is ...
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Increasing size of swap partition

There are other postings on this topic, but because of the importance of getting it right I am posting the exact details of my requirement. My disk is: /dev/sda /dev/sda/sda1 to be mounted as / ...
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Install on Acer Aspire 4752

I am at my wits end with this computer. I bought and Acer Aspire 4752 with a fully loaded version of Windows 7 on it. I prefer Ubuntu so I began to install 14.04 from USB. Got the error: [Errno 5] ...
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Ubuntu Touch Uninstall p4

I have installed Ubuntu Touch on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (gt-i5500) (p4wifi) but it doesn't look as good as i thought. Now, I want to reinstall the stock firmware, but windows doesn't show the Tab ...
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Mount error while installing Ubuntu near Windows

Sorry if there is same question, but I haven't found answer. Problem is with partitioning ( may be) while installing Ubuntu 14.04 near Win8. I have this hdd structure: /dev/sda: --sda1 - efi section ...
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Problems installing 32bit program on 64bit system Kubuntu 14.04

I have problems installing GuitarPro 32bit on a 64bit system! I knew that the ia32-libs package will install most 32bit programs, so when I run : sudo apt-get install ia32-libs The response is: ...
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Why doesn't it work to install Ubuntu? Please help!

I have tried so many times now but it doesn't work! I have an Acer Aspire V with Windows 8.1 64-bit, 2.50 GHz AMD Quad-Core Processor A10-5757M, 512MB AMD Radeon HD 8650G Graphics System Memory, 8GB ...
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Best Ubuntu version for my old laptop [duplicate]

I have an old 2005 HP laptop and since its performances aren't so good i'd like to try ubuntu on it. The pc specs are as follow: AMD Turion 64 Mobile TechnologyML-34 787Mhz 1,00 GB RAM Can I ...
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What is the recommended disk partition for kubuntu 14.04 manual install and dual boot with Windows 8.1 64 bit?

My computer has 6GB RAM and Windows 8.1 64 bit. I try to install kubuntu 14.04 64 bit by manual disk partition. My current disk has 283GB Free Space. (parted) print free Model: ATA WDC ...
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installing ubuntu sda errors

it's the 3rd time I had to reinstall Ubuntu cause after a few weeks, I get the message "Hard Disk Error Please run the Hard Disk Test". I installed 14.04 LTS 64bit first, 32bit now. Last unsuccessful ...
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Matlab install error: Simulink 3D Animation Toolbox

I'm trying to install Matlab 8.0.1 (R2013a) on Ubuntu13.10 64bit. There was some problem when I installed all the packages (inclusive of Simulink 3D Animation Toolbox) and other packages preceding it ...
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What happens when we cancel apt-get install manually or due to network failure

hi today I was installing mongodb using apt-get its 114 mb download , when apt-get was running I lost network connection so downloading stopped so cancelled it using Ctrl + c . Later when my ...
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Bad Work. formate unnecessary [on hold]

I install Ubuntu, during installation asked me if I wanted to: a) Install ubuntu with debian b) Ubuntu install and remove debian c) Another option and I do not remember .. I chose to install ubuntu ...
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how can I get rid of GPT if I want to install single boot Ubuntu

I have got my new laptop and want to install Ubuntu 14.04 on it(single boot system) from usb live disk. Since my disk is less than 1 TB, I want to have legacy boot and non-GPT partition. What can I do ...
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Installing telegram issues

I want to install telegram on by Ubuntu 14.04 PC. I have used the command as directed: sudo apt-get install libreadline-dev libconfig-dev libssl-dev lua5.2 liblua5.2-dev and I get this error: E: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on Apple Macbook Air late 2010, 3-2 - installation not possible

Starting from a live usb stick, according to: create a usb stick on mac osx is not possible. I downloaded ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64+mac.iso The same behaviour appears with rEFIt installed. Can ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze installation

I Own an HP Pavilion 15 e070sl, i tried to install many linux OS (Ubuntu 13.04, 13.10, 14.04 and Fedora 20) Alongside with windows 8.1 I'v never found one working. On 14.04 i just get a message ...
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Moka gtk theme not being applied

I am trying to get the moka theme on my computer and am running ubuntu 13.10 I have got the Icon theme to run but somehow I cannot see the moka theme in unity-tweak-tool Can someone please help me ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 cannot try Lubuntu without installing-error messages

I have Lubuntu 13.10 installed. Works great. I downloaded Lubuntu 14.04 and burned to disc. To test I tried the option to try Lubuntu without installing. I got several error messages which I did not ...
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remove 12.04 which installed by wubi and install 14.04

I have windows seven also I installed Ubuntu 12.04 with Wubi. I haven't had any problem with my 12.04. Now I downloaded 14.04 32 bit and I make my flash boot able with this guide also I uninstall my ...
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Trusty Tahr upgrade problem

I want to upgrade from saucy to Trusty Tahr.I made a bootable DVD of Trusty.But when I boot from the DVD the installation gives me these options A dual boot win7 and ubuntu 13.10 detected. 1.Remove ...
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Installtion of Ubuntu 12.04

I am working in a lab so i need to format 20 pc. What is the best method to format these computer and install Ubuntu. Actually i don't have hard drive. Plz tell me the best method to install Ubuntu ...
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Package operation failed with Chrome

When I try to install google chrome, I get the following: Extracting templates from packages: 38% Extracting templates from packages: 76% Extracting templates from packages: 100% Preconfiguring ...
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Elementary OS will only boot into demo version from USB, won't install the full version [on hold]

I previously had Linux Mint Petra and Windows 7 installed on my Asus UX31a. This worked fine until I ran into some Wi-fi issues after messing around with NetworkManager. I decided since I didn't have ...
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cannot install PCManFM version 1.2.0

have Lubuntu 13.10. am trying to install PCManFM 1.2.0. I go to the prompt, use 'cd' command to go to my downloads directory and type './configure' to start the process of installing it. error I am ...
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How to make a Windows 7 USB on Ubuntu

I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed, but would also like to dual boot Windows 7 aswell mainly for games. I have downloaded a Windows 7 ISO but the Startup Disk creator will not allow me to ...
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boot for install crashes on 14.04 (Display related)

Situation: I'm trying to install 14.04 on an ASUS R510DP laptop. Preconditions: I checked my install media and MD5 sum matches. Booting to check install media passes on the USB Drive. Symptoms: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Netbeans 7.4 installation problem

I have a problem when I want install netbeans7.4 on Ubuntu 14.04. I have openJDK : morgan@morgan-laptop:~/Téléchargements$ java -version java version "1.7.0_51" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (IcedTea ...
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ubuntu 14.04 desktop amd64 installation fails with kernel panic under vmware [on hold]

I've just downloaded ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso, created new VM in VMWare Workstation 7.1.6 build-744570 using Typical -> I will install the OS later Linux / Ubuntu 64-bit VM Settings: 2GB ...