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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 a shitty old Toshiba laptop. The hard drive shit the bed on it so I ran Ubuntu using a USB stick for a few weeks while ...
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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: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS UnetBootin Live USB error

I recently made my USB live using UnetBootin everything was successful, but when I rebooted my system it gave this kinda error I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit ...
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Install without losing files

I use windows XP and currently have 3 partitions C:(40GB max) D:(90GB max) E:(10GB max) All use NTFS file system. I want to install Ubuntu just as a secondary OS using Wubi. The problem I am ...
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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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Webcam Install not listed by lsusb

Hallo I have a new Acer V5-573g and Ubuntu 12.04 I am trying to install the webcam but if I use the Command: sudo lsusb I get these results: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 ...
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Partitioning 2tb drive with windows 8 on it HELP

Today i wanted to install Ubuntu on my PC with windows already installed. I came to a problem when i wanted to install Ubuntu, the problem was that i have a 2 Tb hdd and i wanted to partition it about ...
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New 14.04 desktop 32-bit installation doesn't complete and won't restart

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 several times, and with different DVD's. The process goes seemingly well. However, after a restart is required, the computer won't shut down and installation seems not ...
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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 ...
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Software Center not respondng when installing Steam

Whenever I try to install Steam from the Software Center, the center goes unresponsive and I have to cancel it. I get no error message other than "Not responding". I have tried installing the Steam ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 install NVIDIA driver

After I have managed to get running Ubuntu 14.04 (look at my last question about booting upgraded Ubuntu) now there is another problem: To continue with that story: I found a way to burn the image on ...
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Installing Ubuntu paralel to windows for graphic design

The Question is, how to divide the memory disk at the moment of installing if I want to install it with windows as well? taking in consideration that I'm going to be using graphic design programs like ...
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sluggish response

I apologise in advance for the preamble, but I hope it might aid a diagnosis. I have just reinstalled 12.04 from wubi live cd on an xp machine. This reinstall follows 1 failed upgrade to 14.04 and ...
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UEFI install UBUNTU 14.04 Along Windows 8 (Dual Boot)

I have a preinstalled windows 8.1 with secure boot on. i installed ubuntu 14.04 in uefi after which it showed the boot menu for first time, then i booted into windows and then when i started the pc ...
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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 [on hold]

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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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 ...