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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze installation [duplicate]

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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ubuntu 14.04 desktop amd64 installation fails with kernel panic under vmware [closed]

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 ...
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HP recovery discs to re-install Windows 8 and remove Ubuntu? [closed]

So I really need to go back to Windows 8 because I cant play any of my steam games and so on. Can I use my HP recovery discs to Factory Reset (Erase Hard Drive) and will it re-install windows and ...
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packages have unmet dependencies while installing mysql? [duplicate]

What is I got this error while installing mysql I enter these commands : sudo apt-get install mysql-server sudo apt-get install mysql-client The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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PAE installation problem [closed]

I run: sudo apt-get install linux-headers-2.6.38.8-42-generic-pae linux-image-2.6.38.8-42-generic-pae --fix-missing I got these errors: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Install something without make install [closed]

I have been struggling for few days trying to install a software. I'm not actually working on Ubuntu but I think the steps to do are the same. Working on a gentoo (The operating system of the Robot ...
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Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /. - Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with wubi inside Windows 7 and then after installation is completed and system is about to start it shows -Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /. If ...
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Insalling Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

Iam trying to create a ubuntu bootable USB disk using the link : http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-ubuntu. I have downloaded Ubuntu 64 bit Desktop version to my Windows 7 ...
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Problem at Installing, Black Screen [duplicate]

Im new to ubuntu, and never have install it in any computer. Could someone help me with this problem. I downloaded Lubuntu 13.10 today and burn the iso to a cd. Now, I want to install it to an old ...
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How do you install ubuntu desktop on nexus 7 using the newest version of multiROM (v23) [closed]

I'm using a Nexus 7 (flo) and have MultiROM installed. Recently I updated and the option that was there to install a ubuntu rom was gone I tried to insert a boot img. but TeamWin couldn't unpack it. ...
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How does the installer know what machines are on my network?

I have a home network with a few linux boxes and a Windows XP laptop. I shut down a Centos machine, removed the hard drive, installed a new hard drive, and then started a clean install of Ubuntu ...
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Is there a way to bundle package installations for a new os? [duplicate]

I use a webdesign development for my desktop and laptop, I also sometimes use vmware. This forces me to install the same packages multiple times to properly set up my webdesign environment. I have to ...
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Problem with installation. Atleast 5.9gb free space required

I tried to install Ubuntu 13 alongside Windows with a bootable disc. However, it doesn't check the "at least 5.9gb free space" and I cannot click the "continue" button. What I did: I kept 20gb of ...
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How do I access my software updater if it doesn't display anywhere?

I'm really struggling to update my ubuntu os... I've got three different versions of it on my pc namely Blackbox, twm & Kde/ kubuntu. However I can't access my software updater from any of them ...
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paid for ubuntu extra on paypal (twice I think) and it never brought me back [closed]

I paid for ubuntu (the $16.00 -- I think I paid twice) and it never brought me back. Can anyone help with this? Mike Kirkeberg
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Cant boot into ubuntu install [duplicate]

So I am trying to install Ubuntu, I had it before but I removed it because i couldn't re install it, i thought it would work but it didn't. So I cant boot into the install anymore, it says: SYSLINUX ...
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Why can't I install Ubuntu on my Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Pro?

After several attempts, I cannot even install the latest Ubuntu onto my Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Pro. It is running Windows Vista and I even attempted to install it using Windows, which still failed. I ...
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UEFI Bootable USB Stick Ubuntu 12.04 lts

I bought a new Laptop yesterday (an acer e1-510 with windows 8.1) and did not know that it has a shitty uefi when I tried to install ubuntu 12.04(.4) lts from usb drive but when i click install linux, ...
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not installing ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on dell inspiron 5420

I have a Dell Inspiron 5420 i7 with 8GB of RAM. When I try to install Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit by using a bootable USB device, which was created with Universal USB Installer, it failed to install on my ...
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how to make partitions before installation?

my laptop is having 320GB hard disk. I want partition it with 195 GB as one part(here i want install os), 4GB for swap 70GB as one partition, 50 GB as one parttiion. I'm new to do this partition ...
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Installing non-pae ubuntu from USB-stick without network

there! I have to install ubuntu on my old laptop(IBM thinkpad T42). When I was trying to install normal desktop version, it said that you must have non-pae kernel version. After that I downloaded ...
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ubuntu wont run after instalation

Im using Chromebook C720 and I installed Ubuntu but when it restarts/reboots it enters into chrome os and not ubuntu, please help me.
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Remove Ubuntu from stand-alone hard drive. Format drive

I guess that I have no other choice than to add to this question, as seth saw fit to delete the question I thought I was asking as a new question. But whatever. I have a dead computer thanks to my ...
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cannot install any packages using terminal [duplicate]

Whenever I tried to install synaptic or other libraries like sudo apt-get install git-core, etc... it's showing errors. When it starts running but stops at 22% and also with many errors. I am not ...
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How to remove a package after incorrect installation attempt

I was trying to install PostgreSQL 9.3 from the downloaded installer: postgresql-9.3.4-3-linux-x64.run Still learning the ropes with Linux, I believe I originally installed it using an incorrect ...
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can microsoft detect pirate licence after formatted & installed ubuntu in hard disk? [closed]

I was using windows pirated version, but now i am using ubuntu 12.0 in same computer. I have full formatted my hard disk also. I request you please give me answer for : can Microsoft trace ...
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Upgrading to new version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

i recently have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, then i notice that Ubuntu will release newer LTS version very soon. I have dual boot between Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 7, but what if i upgrading my ...
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USB 3.0 problems with a Gigabyte motherboard in Ubuntu 14.04

[this has been translated from spanish] Hi very good morning or afternoon as the case of Venezuela and am Andruwx little over a month ago I bought a card for mother www.amazon.com Gigabyte Model GA- ...
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Install package from without adding PPA

Is there a way to install a package via a simple URL without having to add a PPA beforehand? Something like apt-get https://url.to.package.deb? Or perhaps some command line options that would add the ...
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Can't get ASUS USB-N13 network adapter to work. How do I check for conflicting drivers?

I am trying to get the internet working on my computer running ubuntu linux. I got the ASUS USB-N13 network adapter because I heard it is supposed to work out of the box with linux. Well mine didn't. ...
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Dual booting Ubuntu on Mac, stuck in GRUB

I realise there are threads out there for this issue already, however I have tried those solutions to no avail. I am a Linux newbie trying to dual boot into Kubuntu/Ubuntu on my MacBook Air (Intel), ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installed on Seagate 500GB Slim crashes very frequently [closed]

Ubuntu community. I've searched very hard on the internet using Google, and also AskUbuntu's internal search, but I don't seem to find any information relating to what appears to be a very unique ...
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Error when installing Ubuntu 13.10 black screen/white flashing dash

Yesterday I've tried to install Ubuntu on my windows 7 desktop pc. I've burned the iso on a dvd, and installed the help boot. Then it asked to reboot, after that it took me to the ubuntu purple screen ...
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Ubuntu LiveCD install stuck on “creating user” step

I've been STRUGGLING to install Ubuntu (as dual-boot with an existing Windows XP installation, on a different drive and partition) for a couple of days now. I've already checked the md5 hash for the ...
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Uninstalling Win 8.1 and installing Ubuntu 13

I am thinking of switching over to Linux Ubuntu 13. I am currently using Win 8.1 (i5-4200U) I know next to nothing about the how-to's and what-not-to-do's. Should I even try to do this unaided? Or ...
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bug in LTS 12.04 amd 64 iso file

I downloaded latest 64 bit version of ubuntu 12.04 LTS as an .iso file (ubuntu-12.04.4-desktop-amd64). and make my Pen Drive bootable using Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.5.2. when i try to install ...
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INstalling Ubuntu workstation and ubuntu server in a multi partition environment

newbie here. O.K, so I'm a bit crazy at times, and very crazy most of the time :) I've partitioned two 1TB drives into five partitions. Vista went on disk 1 - partition 1 - Win 7 went onto disk 1 - ...
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Do I absolutely need to format my Ext HDD in order to use it to install Ubuntu?

My goal is to run Windows 8.1 on my Laptop from the factory-installed HDD, and use the same EXT USB 3.0 HDD that I use to backup my files as the location for my Ubuntu Install. I am under the ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 13.10; freezing on configuring bcmwl-kernel-source

For three hours, I have been trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my Gateway MX6445 laptop, but every time, installation stops in the last step. Could anyone help me?
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How do I set boot parameters in the installer?

I downloaded Ubuntu and burned it to a disc. The installer loads just fine, but will not find my hard drive. Basically I need to set the nolapic boot parameter for it to find my HD controller. Is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 beta is advisable for installation? AND Can I upgrade it to final version on April 17? [duplicate]

I wish to install Ubuntu 14.04 beta in my laptop PC. Can I update Beta to latest one by using apt-get upgrade command when final version release on April 17?
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Installing Ubuntu and Windows 8 on SSD and user files on HDD

Quick note about my system: I have an absolutely clean (in terms of data on hard drives) laptop with a 128gb SSD and 1TB HDD, both secure boot and UEFI can be disabled in bios menu. My question is ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu 12.04; after new-installation

I am new at ubuntu and have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 in a second partition ; the first partition being Windows 7. The installation was without problems; then by re-start appears GNU GRUB on the ...
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The difference between simply installing software & adding to repository [duplicate]

I have a simple question coming from my mind. What is the difference between : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cwchien/gradle sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gradle And simply sudo apt-get ...
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how can i fix "errors were encounterd while processing: mmodemanager whoopsie

I am using an Ubuntu 13.10 image on my android and I cant seem to install the Ubuntu gnome desktop. Device information: - Sony Xperia S (LT26I - Arm-V7 - Snapdragon S3 1.83ghz - Adreno 220 GPU - ...
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Installing imagemagick on user account

The version of ImageMagick on the machine I am using is too old for the operation I am trying to execute. I do not have admin privileges and the sysadmin will not upgrade ImageMagick. How do I ...
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How do I install `Platypus` (and NaturallySpeaking 12 Premium) on Ubuntu 13.10 x64?

For the record, I have all of the following packages installed on my machine: wine wine-gecko1.4 wine-gecko1.4:i386 wine1.4 wine1.4-amd64 wine1.4-dev wine1.4-i386-i386 winetricks I created a ...
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Not able to install Ubuntu 12.04 using wubi

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 in my windows machine using Wubi. It's not the first time I am trying to install using Wubi, I have done that before but I am facing some issues this time... I ...
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GPT partition scheme

I'm reinstalling my operating systems to use GPT and am willing to do it properly this time... I'm intending to use the following partition scheme: sda |-- sda1 500 MiB EFI |-- sda2 100 GiB Linux ...
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Booted up into grub rescue unable to bypass to other partitions

I had recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on to a hdd on my desktop computer which is already dual booting windows 8.1 and windows 7. The installation went fine the first time but I wanted to try to add ...