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SDL2 not being loaded correctly by Jedi Academy (OpenJK)

So I am trying to install Star Wars Jedi Knight Jedi Academy on my laptop, running Ubuntu 13.10. As you may or may not know, this game is quite old and the creators, LucasArts, have only made versions ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu full disk encrypted but Windows untouched

I have been dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 7 for a while now. In the past, I have used the "encrypt home folder" option to add (some) security to my installation (ie. now no one can easily steal my ...
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I can't install Ubuntu from iso but can from magazine cover disks.

I have an old Win XP with Celeron processor. I have tried to install numerous flavours of Linux and the only one I can get to install from an iso on DVD is Puppy, but I want Ubuntu. Strangely I can ...
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Reasonable partition scheme for Windows 7 Ultimate/Ubuntu dual boot with SSD and HDD

I've just completed a new build and I am planning to install and use Linux for the first time in the form of a dual boot with Windows 7 Ultimate & the latest Ubuntu release. I intend to use a ...
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Install python setup tools for Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install Savanna in OpenStack but I am getting this error that I have posted on askubuntu.com Someone told me that it might happen because I have not right version of python-setup-tools ...
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accidentally deleted partitions [closed]

I am having some trouble with my laptop. I had win 7 64 bit preinstalled on laptop and recently installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I was trying to find what could be the worst case for my laptop..I opened ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Lenovo Ideapad S510p [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Ideapad S510p (59-411351) Laptop (4th Gen Ci3/ 8GB/ 1TB/ Win8.1/ 2GB Graph). Can I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it? Any specific steps I need to follow?
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How do I install Ubuntu Studio from a USB Flash Drive?

So I have the standard Ubuntu 13.10, and I wanted to install Ubuntu studio. The only way I can do that is through a Flash drive, so I downloaded the newest version of Ubuntu studio, and used ...
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Install Ubuntu on Second Internal Drive fully seperate from Windows [duplicate]

Let's say I have Drive C:, and Drive D:. Drive C: has Windows 7 on it, and Drive D: is currently completely empty. I would like to install Ubuntu on Drive D: without adding a bootloader/GRUB to the ...
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Install PHP 5.3.2 or any 5.3x on Ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

I am new to linux and installed Ubuntu and Apache2 by searching on Internet. Everything goes fine up to Apache installation. Now like to install php5.3.2 On searching found command ...
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12.04.4 hangs at install

I am trying to install 12.04.4 on a Dell Precision M70 laptop. I wiped the disk clean and established 3 partitions - one formatted for root, one for swap and one NTFS. All are at least 30 Gig. I have ...
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I can't seem to boot Ubuntu properly

I recently installed Ubuntu and once installed, I was greeted by a black screen only (the terminal). When restarting I selected Ubuntu and it still sent me back to the black screen again. I used to ...
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How to install software packages on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have read everywhere possible to know how to install software packages on ubuntu, but i didn't understand exactly how to do that, they write many steps and I try them but never got satisfying ...
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Broken Package, Unable to install anything.!

I know there is so many solution for this but I tried all those none of them are working. When I tried apt-get install -f ... siddharth@Sid-HP-dv6:~$ sudo apt-get -f install [sudo] password for ...
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No Partitions Recognized by Ubuntu in Trial Mode

I recently tried to dual boot my Laptop with Windows 8 and Ubuntu. I disabled the Fast Startup option in Windows 8 and Secure Boot was also Turned Off as my Model doesn't support UEFI. Now I inserted ...
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New to the Ubuntu Game any one want to help me with an AMD install?

I guess this may be annoying to some, but if you would like to help. I am definitely not to proud to beg. Specs are as follows: Amd A4 4000 3.0ghz APU Gigabyte F2A55M-HD2 dual bios board. Dirt ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows 7 installed in Toshiba Portege laptop

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04, try to boot it using USB, I did download the .iso, I did put it into the USB. I'm using Toshiba Portege, forgot which one. When I'm open the BIOS with F2, I can't boot it ...
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I want to install ubuntu in an ipad1 16 Gb, and I'm ready to follow your instructions [duplicate]

Wifi, read pdf, print through wifi, openoffice. there are about 15 million tablets ipad1 sold, waiting for it.
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How to know what libraries the `apt-get install` command installs [and optionally, how to locate these files]?

I took for granted the apt-get install command for too long. How to know (other than reading the prompt) what files are being downloaded? Cuz i can read the prompt when i'm installing these ...
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INSTALLING UBUNTU 12.04 fro already downloaded file (installing with pendrive) [duplicate]

I have got this file downloaded: "ubuntu-12.04.4-desktop-amd64" I have a 64 bit OS and want to install ubuntu 12.04 on it alongside win 7 (which I already ahve on the PC) I have a Pendrive. how do ...
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dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe) nginx

The Software up-to-date Option automatically download the upgrade for nginx. but While installing it's giving me the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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how to install software offlinely in ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am very new to the Ubuntu. I install Ubuntu 13.10 right now for first time. till now I used Window xp. now I want to use Ubuntu (an open source). I want to know how software are downloaded in Ubuntu ...
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Zenity from command line Linux installation

I have a command line installation of Linux, i.e. when I was installing it, I chose to install a command line version. I want to make use of zenity from the command line to popup dialog boxes etc. ...
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Can you use Ubuntu installation CD instead of Windows on Windows Automatic Recover?

My PC has been thrown into an Automatic Recovery loop, and nothing is working. The only option I have is to repair using a media disc, but I do not have one for Windows. If I select this option and ...
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Running Ubuntu Headless

I would like to run Ubuntu headless , keyboard less, and mouse less. I plan on logging in remotely to the box from a Mac. The primary reason for doing this is lack of space. How can I install and ...
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updating package catch failed error while using intel graphics installer

I tried everything but this error persist continuously in Intel graphics installer for Linux error occurred while updating the package cache. error : W:GPG error: https://download.01.org saucy ...
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installing two version of a software

I downloaded and installed a program from source. Now I want to install a newer version, again from source. In both cases I have to add PATH to bashrc. I am a afraid from upcoming problems, because I ...
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I just built a gaming pc and I'm trying to install Ubuntu from a USB [duplicate]

I just built a gaming pc and I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13:10 from a USB. Before putting in the USB I changed the boot order to USB 1st then UEFI 2nd. So then it loads up a Unexbootin option menu ...
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Will I lose all my files from XP OS if I install Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have a simple question. I have a disc particion to C, D and E on my Windows XP and I want to install Ubuntu. Will I lose all my files from D and E (it's like 50 gb, and I don't have an external ...
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install problem with Broadcom driver--apparent disk label mismatch

I'm installing Ubuntu 13.10 on an Acer laptop which incorporates a Broadcom 4312 wifi adapter. When I was running off the live CD (from the 32 bit download) I was able to install the required ...
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How do I DISABLE home directory encryption during Ubuntu 12.04 installation?

When attempting to install Ubuntu 12.04 from a CD, there is an option displayed for "Encrypt my home folder". The option is checked (enabled) by default, but it is grayed out, so it is impossible to ...
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unsuccessful installation [duplicate]

there's a problem while installing ubuntu 12.04 lts via USB. I have done all the processes correctly... when I reboot system and select the USB startup, the ubantu starts and asks for "try or ...
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confguration incorrect while trying to install ubuntu

I am trying to run ubuntu 12.04LTS off of a pc I found off the side of the road pentium 4 3.00ghz 512mb ram 128mb gpu 20gb hdd Problem is when I place my cd inside and press f11 to access boot menu, ...
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Installation problem Lubuntu-13.10

I'm trying to install Lubuntu-13.10 onto my laptop as the XP operating system replacement. Vale XP. Laptop is ASUS. System type X86-based PC, processor 1596Mhz, Total physical memory 512MB, Available ...
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Installing Android SDK on Ubuntu (12.04 or above) 64 bit without ia32-libs

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. After following the official steps to install Android SDK and ADT bundle on a Linux machine, I wasn't able to run the SDK as some of the binaries in it needed 32 bit ...
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How to install the Tevii S662 driver?

Well. I've downloaded the Tevii_Product_20140130_media_build_b51.tar.bz2.rar driver tarball to ~ from the homepage, installed the prerequisites (git libproc-processtable-perl patchutils make gcc) on ...
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do i need to make a bootable cd

I have windows 8, I already choose the option of try and install, and after the computer restarts it doesn't start. I have it mounted on a virtual drive. Do I need to make a bootable cd if I want to ...
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Installation fails when installing 64-bit version of Ubuntu but not 32 bit

I have a flash drive with Ubuntu 13.10 on it that I'm trying to install. When I try and install the 64 bit version on my computer I get this error: Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount ...
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Updating ubuntu 13.10 Problem on Dell E6410

When ever I try to update, I get this message: W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu-GNOME 13.10 _Saucy Salamander_ - Release amd64 (20131017)/dists/saucy/main/binary-amd64/Packages Please use apt-cdrom ...
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Switch from Windows 7 to Ubuntu

My current PC is running on Intel Core 2 Duo processor 2.80GHz with 2GB RAM. I run Windows 7 32-bit on this configuration, but the PC shuts down sometimes due to over heating. Also, the CPU is always ...
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How to play online games on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am a fan of 8 Ball Pool on Miniclip. Also I have dual boot OSs, so I play on Windows, but whenever I open it in Ubuntu in Chromium browser, I always get a white screen like this: I even tried ...
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Can't launch JD-GUI on Ubuntu 12.10 64bits

When I try to open JD-GUI via the terminal it gives me the following error error while loading shared libraries: libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory . So I ...
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How to install ubuntu without losing data in other drives?

I have 3 drives C, D, E. I've got windows 7 installed in the C drive. How do I install Ubuntu without losing data in the D and E drives?
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How to install Grub on PC with Ubuntu 13.10_x64 from live DVD

Preface: This is my first Ubuntu install from a live DVD. I have very little experience with GNU/Linux; however I have in the past installed Kwheezy after burning an ISO without any problems. ...
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Ubuntu won't load after installation (UEFI problem?)

I just bought a new notebook, HP 250 G2, with no operating system (only FreeDOS) so I thought I could just install Ubuntu without any of the problems I had previously experienced on other machines ...
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Installing Ubuntu after CentOS — how to handle partitions [closed]

Apologies first of all. I'm a newbie, and I'm sure it will be obvious there are many things I don't understand. I'd like to install both Ubuntu and CentOS on a new machine. Ubuntu is what I am used ...
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Install Windows 8 (on secondary hard disk) on an Ubuntu machine (on primary hard disk)

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on my primary hard disk and I was not able to install Windows in that drive. So I bought a new secondary drive. How can I install Windows 8 on my secondary drive without ...
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Trouble with sharing

I am trying to create a file server / backup machine out of an old pc and am not having any luck sharing the intended drive with the network. Please have a little patience with my ignorance, I ...
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How can I install Ubuntu via USB?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 in my notebook from an USB flash drive but when I try to boot or install directly from the USB I got the following messages and the process stops. No Caching mode ...
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bakomatex installation problem

The Problem Installed deb package for bakomatex and have been getting errors with dpkg ever since. debanjan@tanrake:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for debanjan: Reading package lists... ...