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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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Problem with Automake Version in Compiling a Program

When doing make command, I got an error as: make[5]: Entering directory `/mirror/MyProgram-environment/MyProgram-1.1.92/utils_lgpl/MyVendor_common/packages/MyVendor_common/src' cd ../../../../.. ...
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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

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 ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a F2FS partition

How can I install Ubuntu 14.04 on a F2FS partition? I created the partition with Gparted but during the installation the Ubuntu installer could not recognize the filesystem on the partition.
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deletion of ubuntu [duplicate]

I had windows7 with 4 partitions (c:,d:,e:,g:)and i separated 150 G from e: by shrinking in windows then i installed ubuntu 13.04 by booting from flash installer and when itshowd partitions to install ...
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how install ubuntu 14.04 lenovo G410 [on hold]

i want to install ubuntu 14.04 on laptop lenovo G410 it's has:coreI5 ,8GB Ram, AMD RADEON graphics i try to install with a usb, star loading OS and the sistem alert video problem i select any ...
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Installation of ubuntu 14.04 “Restart Installation”

My problem is that I have a live usb installer for ubuntu 14.04, it loads fine until the installer is giving me a choice of installing it along side windows7, delete windows 7 and some other options, ...
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Unable to access “Ubuntu 14.04 LTS amd64” ISO burned DVD

Burned the ISO on at least 3 different drives but none will mount? Unable to access “Ubuntu 14.04 LTS amd64” DVD: Mount exited with non-zero exit status 32: mount: unknown filesystem type 'iso9660'
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Easy way to check installed software and configurations?

I am wondering if there is an easy way to make sure to get a list of all installed software on an Ubuntu server (both from source and from apt-get). This should hopefully include important data ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: nvidia drivers cannot be installed

I have an Asus laptop with a nVidia card. lspci tells me: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF119M [GeForce 610M] (rev a1) I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64-bit ...
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How can I delete ubuntu from usb installer?

I used a usb to install ubuntu to my friend. After the installation finished, I can't delete contents, what can I do to format it? Since this reading this as just being part of the system and does not ...
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How do I upgrade my Ubuntu server from one LTS version to another? Is this safe?

I like to keep all my servers running only the most stable versions of any operating system, so obviously I only run the LTS versions of Ubuntu. I currently have a few servers running Ubuntu server ...
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debian compat wireless offline installation

i need to install the compat wireless driver in order to get acces to internet so i can install the gnome gui on my ausus N56VZ laptop. (using debian atm) my problem is i have no clue how to install ...
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can i install the broadcom sta wireless driver to kubuntu from windows?

I need to install this driver for my wireless internet. I have windows and i was wondering if i downloaded the drive to windows could I transfer it to kubuntu and install it there? I understand ...
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installing and testing cuda in ubuntu 14.04

no one seems to have asked already and since 14.04 is LTS I might as well go ahead and ask now: I am uncertain about how to install cuda in my system. looking around there are many tutorials about ...
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Help removing ubuntu 12.10! [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop, no Windows. I have my system disks and tried to do a system recovery and it won't allow me. I've tried creating a boot disk and doing the "try ubuntu" and ...
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I have some questions before installing ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

Hello i have waited for ubuntu 14.04 release so that i wouldnt have to upgrade later. My problem is that when i try ubuntu from a usb the mouse curser is flickering, It's very annoying. Also i have ...
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Blank Screen after trying to upgrade 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

So I tried upgrading my Lenovo G505 laptop from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. It was working at first and I got the installation menu but when I clicked on upgrade 12.04 to 14.04, my screen went black. After ...
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Can I install Ubuntu without DVD, USB or doing a dual install?

I have quite an old PC and wanted to install Ubuntu to replace XP. However, the DVD drive is getting old and does not recognize any DVDRs I burn to install Ubuntu. I can't install off USB (even with ...
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No option to choose between Ubuntu or Windows at startup; tried many suggestions already

Yesterday I used a live cd to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer already loaded with Windows 8. The Ubuntu install did NOT recognize any operating system on the computer, so I chose "something else" ...
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Removing partition by reinstalling Ubuntu

My laptop was running on Windows XP. Then I decided to try Ubuntu. (It's fast and sleek, btw) I chose the dual-boot option. Days later, I decided to fully commit to the latter. At first, I tried to ...
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Updating Linux to 14.04 LTS with no root file system

im trying to update my Linux notebook (Intel Atom CPU N450 @1.66 Ghz x2) into the newer version of Ubuntu Linux (14.04 LTS 32-bit), but im having some difficulties: First, im using a usb boot ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 Only /dev/sda Showing

I'm using the live CD to try and install Ubuntu 14.04 on my old desktop. The two disks were previously part of a RAID array (of 3 disks, RAID , 1 degraded and couldn't be bothered rebuilding for an ...
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Am I running 32-bit or 64-bit?

I know this question has been asked a number of times, but my system seems to contradict itself… Following the answer to this question, I have run the following: $ uname -a Linux manaha ...
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Getting an unfixable graphics error when I boot from fresh install, runs fine from live USB (Ubuntu 12.02)

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu so I'm probably just doing something wrong. The PC is an old Toshiba laptop. The hard drive pooped out on it so I ran Ubuntu using a USB stick for a few weeks while waiting ...
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Not able to install ubuntu 14.04 using wubu

I have downloaded ubuntu 14.04 32 bit iso and made bootable usb stick of it..from there I took wubu and put it in on the same folder in which I ahve put iso file.When I tried installing ubuntu using ...
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Ubuntu alongside WIndows 7 - no option

I can't install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 Professional 64bit, because I don't have the installation option. I set up the partitions as shown in this picture: Help me please This is how ...
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create fresh home partition without deleting videos/music etc

My partition scheme is quite simple, I have /, /home and a swap area. I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04, and I chose not to format the partition. I found out that this has resulted in a lot of mess, ...
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Locating a installation

Hello I would like to find a file called lyxpipe (which is used by the program lyx). However, I don't have a idea where the program is installed. I typed locate lyx lyx: /usr/bin/lyx2.0 ...