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New install has no desktop.

I dual installed windows xp and Ubuntu 14.04 desktop. I cannot get the desktop to come up. I have a background, but no toolbars or icons. Is there something I am missing? New user, still very much ...
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Installation of “gdb64” on Trusty removes “ubuntu-minimal”, is that right?

I have a 64-bit Ubuntu Trusty and I'm trying to install the package gdb64 but, I'm seeing the following packages that are about to be REMOVED, look: sudo apt-get install gdb64 ..... The following ...
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installing a store bought game

I bought the sims3 for my kid and am trying to install it on the computer. It won't auto install and I can't seem to figure out how to manually do it either. Please help. Once I have the play on ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1. I had Ubuntu 12.04 installed with Windows 8.1 before, but it became corrupted so I decided to do a complete uninstall/reinstall with ...
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Installation question

Have a HP Probook 4310s with windows 7. It previously had 4 partitions (C:, SYSTEM, HP_RECOVERY, HP_TOOLS). I backed up the HP_TOOLS partition and removed the partition. I then partitioned C: to ...
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Live CD works fine with triple head setup, installation doesn't

I just upgraded my system to 14.04, I was running 13.10. I have two monitors running out of a PCI-E card and one from the integrated GPU on the motherboard. Both GPUs are AMD. My triple head setup ...
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upgrading to 14.04 with 64 bit

i tried upgrading ubuntu from 13.05 to 13.10(32 bit),but the upgrade failed, and pc is not booting,so now i am planning to go for fresh install of 14.04 64 bit. my question is 1)i had sevaral data ...
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Amd Radeon 8730 Ubuntu 13.10

How could I install Amd Radeon 8730 driver on Ubuntu 13.10 because I tried and I didn't make it..
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How to manually partition a reinstall upgrade to a dual boot

I have a Windows XP /Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit dual boot system with partitions I created manually. /dev/sda 1 21GB Windows OS /dev/sda 2 5.2GB ntfs spare unused /dev/sda 3 300MB ext 3 for grub Extended ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on an iMac G4 PowerMac6,1 without access to OS X

I have an iMac G4 PowerMac6,1 which has already seen some years and I would like to install Ubuntu on it (any version) by overwriting the current OS X installation which I can't and don't want to ...
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Install 14.04 seems frozen at any questions screen

Installing ubuntu 14.04 seems frozen at the "any questions?"logo. The little circle thing is still going around, but I can't tell if it is doing anything. Does it take a long time to erase the old ...
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Ubuntu 14 desktop install failed and corrupted grub

Long story: Tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 desktop. 12 already installed. Dual boot system with Vista. Install failed. Now I cannot boot to either 14 or Vista. Grub rescue only prompt available. ...
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Why cant I install NLTK? [on hold]

I am trying to install Natural Language Tool Kit for Python on my Unix machine as per the below: http://www.nltk.org/install.html however when I get to .." sudo pip install -U numpy" I get the ...
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How do I partition using the Lubuntu installer? (14.04)

I've googled it but only a Ubuntu guide came up, which had options Lubuntu doesn't have. I have 4 Partitions come up, and no way to add a new one so far as I can see. sda1,sda2,sda3 and sda4. Sda1 is ...
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Installing TexLive 2013 with starlinq instructions

I'm following this guide on how to install TeX Live on Ubuntu 12.04 (and I'm trying to install TeX Live 2013, not 2012.). I want to install all the packages (except for the language support, I just ...
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I don't know how to dual-boot Lubuntu 14.04

Quite simply, I don't know what I'm doing and I've come to the screen where it has the options: Erase Disk and Install Lubuntu, Encrypt, Use LVM or Something else. I want to keep my windows 7, and ...
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Install Software with dpkg

I installed SME dpkg -i sme.deb, it installed it but I could not start it. However when I started the software center it told me that something was broken and it needed fixing, so I allowed it and ...
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copying from live CD requires permisison

due to a system crash I am using a live cd to boot the system and copy all important files from my computer to an external drive, however there are some files for which i receive an error msg "error ...
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Ubuntu Server: SSD + existing LVM disks

I'm currently using the following setup for a home NAS server: - Debian installation on a 150 GB HDD (with LVM) - A logical volume of 4GB that consists of 2 2TB disks I would like to replace the HDD ...
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Can I install ubuntu on Samsung 350v5c?

I am new to ubuntu and i have a couple of questions before installing it. -Is there UI in German language? -Can I install it along side my windows 8 (It's on a 500gb hard drive with one partition ...
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Unable to locate package pthread [on hold]

It's Linux Ubuntu 14. I'm trying to install gnu radio and when I try to configure, pthread library is missing. I then do sudo apt-get install pthread I got this as return: ...
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Eclipse can't find Java after upgrade to 14.04

After upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 Eclipse 3.8 can't find any installed Java VM. I have the Sun JDK 1.7 and the openJDK7 installed. I have tried modifying the eclipse.ini to point it to one of the ...
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ubuntu shuts down for no reason

until 2 days ago Ubuntu 12.04 was going simply great, then the update manager prompt for some updates and I continued as usual. After that I continue to use the computer for few more hours then I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dependencies [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Wine & receive the following message after pressing install, any ideas how to fix this? This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are ...
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re-install/ restoration how to? how to return to stock or downgrade [duplicate]

anyone know how to restore ubuntu to stock from terminal? or how to downgrade to 12.04, i installed 14.04 and nothing works. at all, exept for lynx on vt2. vt1 doesnt work for some reason. none of the ...
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Accidentally removed windows when dual booting

I am not sure if this question is appropriate to be posted here but I have really no idea and I really need to fix this problem ASAP and I am so frustrated right now. I was dual booting windows 8.1 ...
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Hi Everyone… I have a question.. need orientation [duplicate]

I have an old IBM computer which is absolutly crappy... with no more than special feelings for it. I randomly use it for streaming some music online... so its not really gonna do any sofisticated ...
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Install ubuntu over network

I want to install Ubuntu 14 on an old PC i have. It doesn't seem to boot from a cd or usb. i want to not have to setup a lot of software to get this to work. the pc is connected to my local network. ...
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Require all ISO images for Ubuntu LTS 14.04

I do not want to use internet to make online packages installation, instead I want to install the complete installation on multiple machines from local DVDs... Where can I get the entire packages? ...
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Can't install glibc-2.19

Several times I tried to install the library glibc-2.19, but it always ended in an error. I followed the installation instructions but it didn't work. I'm trying to install glibc-2.19 on Ubuntu 13.10, ...
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How to transform Kali Linux into Ubuntu [on hold]

Okay, So I am new to UBUNTU, and have little experience with Kali and Backtrack! so I wanted to install ALL the Kali Linux tools in UBUNTU, not one by one, or just transform the Kali Linux into Ubuntu ...
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Unable to install VLC

This is what happens: sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package vlc Please help. I would ...
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How to install Python3.3.5 on Ubuntu Server 12.10?

I need Python 3.3.5 on Ubuntu Server 12.10. I want to run apt-get install python3 but I am not sure this will lead to Python3.3.5 version installation. In other words: how can I install the exact ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation help

I am trying to install ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 7. I have a 500GB hard disk partioned in 3 drives. Now, I am installing ubuntu using live usb drive. But, I am stuck at the 'Installation type" ...
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Upgrade to Kubuntu 14.04 Hangs at Stopping Cron

I just attempted to upgrade from Kubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 using the Muon Update utility, but after downloading all required files, the update process stalled with the message "Cron: Stopping..." After ...
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netbeans unable to detect jdk

I've downloaded netbeans.sh from the site and when i install it , It asks to specify JDK folder which i specify it to /usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-amd64 but the installer says "The specified JDK ...
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How to enable event MPM Apache 2.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 with thread safe PHP?

I upgraded to Ubuntu Server 14.04 expecting the default apache installation would use the new event MPM, but instead I find the old memory-eating prefork. I've successfully set up event MPM in Arch ...
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attached to launch centre

I unattached Eclipse from Launch Centre and installed Lazarus which does not attach to launch centre, I would like to learn are there any command to attach my application to launch centre. Your help ...
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USB Not Using All of Space After Install [on hold]

I just bought a 128 GB USB for Ubuntu and I installed Ubuntu from USB to another but for some reason I'm still getting "3.9GB Available" whenever I go to "About This Computer". How do I optimize all ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS & Kubuntu 14.04 LTS - Unable to “try” either OS

RE: Motherboard: Emaxx MCP61D3-iCafe (64/32 bit 64/32 bit capable) CPU: AMD Sempron 145 (64/32 bit capable) RAM: 4GB DDR3 CD/DVD: Samsung TSSTCorp SH-S223C Monitor: Samsung Sync ...
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elcipse for php and java packages

I installed Eclipse for PHP and Java projects. I tried to create a project and files and realized that there is no packages for developing PHP and Java. Are there any way to install those packages for ...
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School computer can't run Ubuntu off flashdrive. But can run “Try Ubuntu” off the install flashdrive

Not sure what the problem is. When I go to the boot menu and choose boot from usb nothing happens and it boots to windows. When I plug in the flashdrive that has all the Ubuntu files (the one I use to ...
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Is it possible to use wine to run window games that is already installed on a external hard drive (and to install future software on the external)?

I would like to know if it is possible to run windows games that is already on and installed on a external hard drive and have it load up though wine, or they have to be installed by wine first before ...
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How to launch Lazarus IDE after install?

I used the following code to install Lazarus IDE: sudo apt-get install lazarus-ide However, the system can't seem to find a way to launch it from the dash. How I can run the Lazarus IDE after ...
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Bootproblems after second OS installation

My Problem: I had Windows 7 on my old HDD. Bought 120GB SSD to install Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 in dualboot. Disabled HDD. Windows installation -> create 60GB partition for WIN7, works. Next: ...
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Help with my Oracle VM Box USB LinuxLive Key [on hold]

Os is XP, I have a USB Live and have it running but I can't figure out how to start the Chrome, and it shows Fatal: No bootable medium found! System halted. From instructions I believe I didn't ...
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What is the safe way to replace Ubuntu 12.04 (installed in dual-boot with W7) with OpenSUSE 13.1?

This question is related to: How can I remove Ubuntu from my dual-boot and replace it with another distribution? Laptop: DELL XPS L502X, 64-bit existing OS: Windows 7 + Ubuntu 12.04 (in dual-boot) ...
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Dual boot not detected after installing Linux 12.04

I just installed Linux on my laptop. It already has windows 8 installed. I created a separate 15 GB partition for linux. When I loaded up the installation CD, I just had two options, 1. Erase the disk ...
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Installing (Dual Boot)

I was just wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction for installing Ubuntu (the latest version...14.something) so i have the dual boot option.I just want to make sure I do it right. ...
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phonegap create test not working

I installed node.js and npm on my Ubuntu 14.04 system using: sudo apt-get install nodejs sudo apt-get install npm I then tried to install phonegap with npm install -g phonegap. Everything seemed ...