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Problem with raid 1 drive /dev/sba which was part of /dev/md0 now degraded into /dev/md127

root@bew:~# uname -a Linux bew 3.5.0-23-generic #35~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 25 17:15:33 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux root@bew:~# fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 203.9 GB, 203928109056 bytes 255 ...
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Install font Tahoma in ubuntu

When I installing font Tahoma, with this code, i have 2 errors (permissions denied). Sorry for my English. : ) tomasz@TomaszPC:~$ cabextract -F 'tahoma*ttf' IELPKTH.CAB IELPKTH.CAB: WARNING; ...
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Instalation trouble

I was trying to install Ubuntu 13 and I had done a search on the cd and it said there were no defects and I could run ubuntu of the cd but when I went to install it it was fine until lit got to the ...
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Cannot access Horizon Dashboard after log out [closed]

I have installed OpenStack on Ubuntu 12.04 Server on Virtual Box following the tutorial from here Everything was set up well and I was also able to access Horizon Dashboard. But when I power off VM ...
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apt-get install libglapi-mesa error

I'm struggling with Ubuntu for almost 3 months now. And it never fails to drive me crazy. I'm using Ubuntu for compiling Android kernels for beaglebone black. I installed Ubuntu into a separate ...
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Ubuntu on AMD Laptop: cannot boot [duplicate]

Specs of my laptop are: processor: AMD E1-2500 graphics: Radeon HD 8240. Whenever I try to install linux in it, it gives some errors. In ubuntu's case, it does not boot, and the screen just goes ...
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Problems Burning Ubuntu onto USB - OS X

I've followed this guide by Ubuntu.com on how to create a bootable USB of Ubuntu. Ive even followed this video on YouTube. I have follwed it to the letter and all I get from the USB afterwards is the ...
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ScreenCloud Update - Dependency Is Not Satisfiable

ScreenCloud offered an update yesterday, and as it didn't show up in the Update Manager (I have it set up to fetch both important and other updates), I decided to check the Ubuntu Software Center. The ...
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Grub rescue; “no such device” error happens Intermittently

I have three storage devices: ⠀/dev/sda/, an SSD with Windows 8 installed on it (NTFS) ⠀/dev/sdb/, an HDD with a single NTFS partition on it that is shared ⠀/dev/sdc/, an SSD with Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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installing 64bit 12.04 LTS along with 32bit window 7

I am facing issues with installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (64 bits) alongside Windows 7 (32 bits). My machine is Intel i5. My current Windows partitions are: C: Drive of 50 GB D: Drive of 195 GB E: ...
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Installed Ubuntu 13.10 not Found after forced shutdown [closed]

Couple of days ago, I installed Ubuntu 13.10 and I was enjoying it until I wanted to import files from my external hard drive that it suddenly froze for 20 min or so and I forced shutdown my laptop. ...
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Samsung ssd 840 pro configuration?

I am about to buy an SSD 840 pro from Samsung and I read I needed to do some configuration on ubuntu in order to not reduce its life, and get the optimal performances. What I wanna know is what I need ...
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Ubuntu for Pentium 4 [duplicate]

Can I run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS smoothly with following specs Pentium 4-1.5ghz RAM-1GB Intel graphic card
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Install of Ubuntu 13.10

I am running an HP Pavilion dv7 laptop with 2 hard drives (sda, sdb). I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 64bit on sdb, at present I have Windows 7 64bit booting on sda. My question is: If I install 13.10 ...
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Startup Disk Creator “Checksums do not match”

So I tried to create a bootable USB dirve with Startup Disk Creator on Ubuntu 12.04 using a Ubuntu 14.04 iso. The first USB drive I tried already had an old boot image on it and Startup Disk Creator ...
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Problems when trying to upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04 [duplicate]

When I was trying to upgrade my server from ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 I was facing problems with some packages. It was saying, sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Ubuntu Installer doesn't recognize my partitions [duplicate]

I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu 13.10 along with Win8.1. The problem here is Ubuntu installer does not recognize any of my partitions and shows my whole hdd space as unallocated. That is the case with ...
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White screen with black strips Ubuntu 12.04 LTS after install NVidia drivers

I was trying to install Steam and it get me a message about that my NVidia drivers were outdated and they recommend me to install at least the NVidia 304 drivers, so I installed and rebooted my PC, ...
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Sketchup was unable to initialize OpenGL

I have installed Sketchup on my computer with with WineTricks, however this time I get the following error message when I start sketchup (after the intro window): I googled the error and found out ...
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Install Ubuntu on new computer build [duplicate]

I am going to build a new computer and don't want to install/buy Windows as the OS. I'd like to install the latest version of Ubuntu. Is this possible or will still need to have a copy of Windows? ...
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Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu installation black screen

I can't install Ubuntu on my new ASUS R510D laptop. I have messed with it for days. My laptop model is R510D. Its an AMD A10 Elite Quad Core. It has a Radeon HD 8670M 2GB card built in. Its running ...
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Installation problem with Ubuntu 12.04.4

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.4 on my Dell Inspiron 5520 using wubi. It makes my machine reboot, and starts installation. The problem is - as the installation comes to the step 'preaparing to ...
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What is the easiest way to fix a mixup of 32-bit and 64-bit? [duplicate]

I have a machine which I have accidentally install 32-bit 12.04 LTS on. (Yes, accidentally. I can't recall how I managed that.) What is the easiest way to fix this? Mucking about with the kernel ...
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Problem installing QtOctave

First I installed MATLAB and I got stuck here: No MATLAB executables were found in the directories you specified. This package requires at least one local installation of MATLAB. I was unable to ...
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Is it better to install software through software center or compile it myself? [closed]

This is kind of a general question about installing stuff and remove as well. I've never compiled any software from source but I'm wondering, is it better? What are the pros and cons of each ways of ...
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Installing new internal hard drive with Ubuntu. Hard drive and logical name show up with sudo lshw -C disk, but receive an I/O error when using fdisk [closed]

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a brand new internal hard drive using a USB install. Using lshw -C disk I'm able to see that my computer recognizes the hard drive is connected. ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu on older PC [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 32 bit on older PC with only 256MB of RAM but every time it gets to the screen where choice needs to be done between demo and install it just hangs and I can not go ...
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Second HDD from Windows as backup

So I'm migrating back to Ubuntu after a long struggle with Windows specific applications for my college work. My problem is, I now have two hard drives in my laptop, an SSD and a mechanical one. I ...
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How to install sailfin on ubuntu

I want to install sailfin on ubuntu for my project. Can anyone help me to do that?
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iMac won't boot Ubuntu [closed]

I have an iMac and I installed Ubuntu because Lion was crap and was causing my computer problems. But I still wanted a Mac OS so I brought it in to the genius bar at Apple and they plugged it in and ...
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Lubuntu download/upgrade

have the alternate ISO downloaded.32 bit.i could not download torrent.now i seem to have to download more and more just to get into the files.i simply want the best way to install this operating ...
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Can't install software due to broken isc-dhcp-server dependency

while trying to setup hotspot i have messed up with the dhcp server setting , i do not know what went wrong but i am getting following error while installing anything : Errors were encountered while ...
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13.10 image burn issue

I downloaded the Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit release to burn to a DVD on my Windows 7 machine, and then install on an old XP machine. I am having trouble writing the image to a DVD with this error: The disc ...
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Dual Boot problems (Win 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.10), Boot-repair didnt work

I have preinstalled Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu that I installed a week ago on my Laptop Lenovo E530. After my first installation of my Ubuntu 13.10 as Dual Boot, I could not to log in to Windows again, ...
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Extended partition

I am not allowed to have more than 4 partitions.During installing Ubuntu I am not allowed to have swap area because of this problem.What should I do?
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Installing Ubuntu while dealing with partitions (Windows XP)

I want to switch over to Ubuntu from XP. I looked at my C: drive and noticed the it is divided into 3 sections. My antiquated floppy drive, (at least I think that is correct) C drive, a an unknown ...
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How long should it take to create a bootable USB drive for windows 7?

I followed all the instructions to create a bootable USB drive so I can try Ubuntu without actually installing it on my Windows 7 machine. Everything seemed to be going ok but now it appears to be ...
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Installing Ubuntu on extra HDD

I've got three HDDs in my setup, with Win7-64bit running on my main one. Now I'd like to install Ubuntu on a secondary HDD and be able to choose between it and Windows at the boot screen (while ...
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Problem reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04 (Dual with Windows 8) - Black Screen

It have been a week since I use Ubuntu alongside with Windows 8. Yesterday I tried to reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 from the CD, I chose the option Erase Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS and reintall, I followed the ...
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I have downloaded the ubuntu using bittorrent but dont know how to install it?

When I try to download ubuntu from wubi . After intallation I get the option of chossing from win XP and ubuntu but when I select the ubuntu I get an error.
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Want to replace Windows with Ubuntu [duplicate]

If I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 [64-Bit] in my Computer on C: [which has Windows installed in it] then at the time installation of Ubuntu will it format the entire drive ?
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Lamp package lamp-server^, auto enter mysql pw?

Is there a way to pass the desired MYSQL password to the prompts in the apt-get install lamp-server^ package in a single command line? Note: I tried finding the package repository to read up on it, ...
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How to dual boot ubuntu with windows 7 [duplicate]

Hi i have total 3 partition in windows7 (c) Os (D) erase all contnet for ubuntu (E) For files I want to install Ubuntu on D drive. How to install Ubuntu here? And after installing Ubuntu here ...
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Cannot boot my computer. Hard Drive is not recognized by BIOS

I have an ASUS Laptop running Windows 8.1 (K55A-DH51 Intel Core i5-3210M 2.50GHz - 750GB) I am completely new to Linux and Ubuntu. I tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 from an USB drive (I modified my ...
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Gaining internet access during installation over XP

I am trying to install over XP. When booted in XP connect wirelessly and it is working. When I enter Ubuntu set up there is no connection showing. I've tried to edit the connection but it is not ...
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How To Install Gnome Desktop on ubuntu 12.04 lts? [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and I Want To Know That of there is a way by which i can have a desktop like this one in the photo: This In Not Gnome Classic. I dont want Gnome Classic
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Windows 8 doesn't start after installing ubuntu 13.10

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Acer AspireOne D255E alongside an old installation of Windows 8. After the Ubuntu install, I started Windows and Ubuntu without problems but suddenly I tried to ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Crashes VirtualBox when installation is complete

I'm wanting to install Ubuntu 12.10 in VirtualBox. I was really excited to actually use it: I never even used Ubuntu before! Well after the lengthy installation (about an hour or so) it says something ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu on Lenovo T61 laptop

I downloaded the Ubuntu file (Latest stable release) to a blank CD-R but got the error message that there was not enough room on the CD. One file got on the CD i think but more was supposed to be on ...
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using gparted to create more than 4 partitions?

I've created a bootable usb and I'm getting ready to install ubuntu 13.10 to dual-boot with Windows 7. The problem is I don't know how to deal with my partitions. I have 4 primary partitions on my ...