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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't recognizing pre-made partitions

This is the first time I've ever used Ubuntu (or any Linux based system for that matter) and wanted to dual-boot with Windows 8.1 that I already had installed in my build. First time I tried ...
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Persistent memory

I was reading this guide to installing Ubuntu on a flash drive to see if there are any new ways of making a persistent boot, but I had a couple of questions. I like this method bc I can have several ...
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Installation 13.10&14.04 freeze on Sony Vaio VGN-FJ3S

i'm tryin to install ubuntu 14.04 from DVD but installation freezes less then a minute after the beginning, with the screen stucked with "ubuntu" name and the dots below. Same result with 13.10. Tryed ...
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“serious errors while checking the disk drives for /boot” error while booting

When I try to install ubuntu 14.04 I get this error after installing the system and trying to boot for the first time. I saw this article I get a "serious errors while checking the disk drives ...
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HP recovery discs to re-install Windows 8 and remove Ubuntu?

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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Samsung 840pro SSD in RAID0… caveats?

We have a SuperMicro X9SRI-F-O board that has two 6gb/s SATA3.0 ports. We currently have a single Samsung 840pro SSD hooked up to the first SATA channel. We want to double the storage and bandwidth by ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Live USB installer will not run

I'm currently trying to update from 12.04 to 14.04 with a live USB which I made using the Startup Disk Creator application. However, whenever I boot up with it, it takes several minutes to start up, ...
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packages have unmet dependencies while installing mysql?

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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How to Install Ubuntu without USB or a disc

Is there a way to install Lubuntu 14.04 on a laptop with no boot from usb capability, a broken disc drive and running Debian right now and the only way of transferring data to it being usb flash ...
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PAE installation problem

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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Installing more packages make ubuntu slow [on hold]

I am running 32-bit Ubuntu 12.04 (LTS). I Found That It is Running Best Earlier. But After Sometimes (1 month) Installing More Packages make It slow booting and running. I Installed Common Packages ...
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Is upgrading from LTS to LTS as reliable as doing a fresh install?

Having run into many snags and stability issues when upgrading (update-manager -d) from just release to release (For example: 13.04 - 13.10), I soon learned and have been told that it is always more ...
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Installing BURG: ppa not working

I'm trying to install BURG to substiture Grub, on Ubuntu 14.04 (I need dual boot with Windows 7) I've tried to install burg-manager, to install burg from there. It seems all ok, it doesn't give ...
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After install Ubuntu 14.04 not starting

I installed Ubuntu 14.04. near windows 7 linux mint 16 same drive. First I installed windows 7 about 6 months, then I installed Linux Mint 16 yesteray, and today I installed Ubuntu 14.04. I tarted ...
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GRUB menu not showing for Ubuntu 12.04

This is the first time I installed Ubuntu(v12.04). I have a HP laptop pre installed with Windows 8. I installed it alongside Windows and the installation was successful. But after the customary ...
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Where to find a Wubi download? [duplicate]

I've been wanting to switch to Ubuntu for a while now so I can get away from Windows Vista constantly insulting and crashing my system. The only problem is that I can not find a wubi.exe installer ...
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Can`t install Ubuntu 14.04, it keeps restarting

I am unable to install Ubuntu because as soon as I enter the installation process and click the "next" button for installing it then it just reboots as if the flash drive has stopped working suddenly. ...
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how can i fix “disk drive is not ready yet or not present fix”

So after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04 ive been sitting at the boot screen showing ubuntu and the sentence in the title,im starting to think there is a problem its been an hour since and this usualy ...
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Mouse pointer is not visible on a fresh installation of 14.04

Yesterday I installed 14.04 on my dell latitude e6430. After the instalation when system started mouse pointer is not visible and the touchpad and mouse are, hence, useless. How do I resolve this?
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Has anyone installed ubuntu on sony vaio vpccw16fg?(cw 1 series)

1)please give your reviews(for those who have install it) 2)cant seem to find anything regarding ubuntu for sony vaio vpccw16fg on the web(succesful installations etc) 3)in reference to number (2), ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wi-fi disconnection many time per hour

I have notebook HP ProBook 455 G1 (H0W30EA). Yesterday I am install ubuntu 14.04 last release. And my ubuntu 14.04 wi-fi connecting is bad and second OS windows (wi-fi connection) at this notebook ...
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How to install open source or proprietary AMD drivers in 14.04?

What is the correct way to install proprietary ATI Catalyst Video Drivers (fglrx) directly from AMD?
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Broken package problem while installing open source AMD ATI drivers in 14.04

After purging the fglrx* packages, I tried this - ankit@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall xserver-xorg-core libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 libgl1-mesa-glx:amd64 ...
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Keyboard, mouse and NIC not working after install

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. After I fully boot up, my mouse, keyboard and NIC all stop working. They work fine however with a live cd. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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inconsistency in showing disk label

I've got my new laptop (thinkpad 440p) with windows 7.1 pre-installed and wanted to have single-boot ubuntu 14.04 on it. I wanted to change the disk partition table to "msdos" (legacy), so I change ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't work with Macbook Pro 11,3? [on hold]

Booting process hangs on ... node 0, CPUs #1 Is any solutions how to fix this?
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Installation of Ubuntu 14.04 Stuck at “Retrieving File 57 of 57”

I downloaded the Ubuntu 14.04 image and used it to create a bootable USB drive. The system currently contains Windows 8 installation on the first hard disk (a 256MB SSD) and during the Ubuntu ...
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Euro Truck Simulator 2 not installing in Ubuntu 14.04

One of my friend send me Euro Truck Simulator 2, whenever I try to install it the following occurs : kapil@kapil-Dell-System-Vostro-3750:~/l$ ./EuroTruckSimulator2.sh Verifying archive integrity... ...
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Why can't I write to my USB Stick?

I am trying to create a bootable USB Stick with Ubuntu 14.04 so I can install it on my computer, but for some reason, I get an authentication error: I tried using Gnome Partition Editor to format ...
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BootableUSB Stick created for installation, doesn't working on Ubuntu13.04

I also Download a ubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386.iso file and also created a live USB stick by Startup disk creator. It's status said, Live USB disk creation complete. Then I did restart but nothing ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu 14.04. PC restarts after I click “continue” button in “Install Ubuntu”

I am unable to install Ubuntu on my hardware because as soon as I enter the installation process and click the "next" button for installing it then it just reboots as if the Flash Drive has stopped ...
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Install something without make install

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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Went from blinking cursor boot to grub command line, first time 14.04 fresh install, can you help?

Just trying to install 14.04 LTS on my core i5 pc on SDB corsair force SSD. Fresh blank install booted into blinking cursor. Then ran terminal command in livecd to install grub on SDB. Here is my ...
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Issue with encrypted lvm during setup

How can i access a different form of partitioning, like in old alternate cd's or debian's installer, where i can choose to create a partition, make it encrypted, then add a LVM group to that encrypted ...
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VMware workstation 10.0.1 install won't work 14.04

So I switched to the new version of Ubuntu (14.04) and, as expected, I ran into some problems. Now I usually just go around on google and look for answers but since it's on 14.04 I didn't found any ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation with USB flash drive problem

I have problems while trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 using USB flash drive. I tried to create bootable usb flash drive with UnetBootin and startup disk creator but when I boot from flash drive I get ...
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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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Black Screen on Ubuntu Install + garbled installer

My desktop is black and every window is garbled. In have 2 AMD Radeon 7790s in crossfire And fx 8core CPU at 4.6ghz each. 16gb of ram. The unity bar and dash icon are coloured with the default ...
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Problem with installation Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Keyboard and mouse no detected

I’ve tried install Ubuntu 14.04 64 bits, but I have problems with installation. The mouse and keyboard isn’t detected. I’ve tried with dvd and a pendrive but I have the same problems. In the grub ...
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Problem installing 14.04 in VMPlayer

I'm just trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 in VMWare Player. It has a single huge (300 GB) partition and so I expect it to take some time, but after a few minutes, this message came I'm unsure what ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 hangs/freezed [on hold]

I have just recently download ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit stable release (no beta and all) and installed it on my laptop (dell vostro 3500) before installing I have tried it, everything works fine, then ...
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Replacing Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04

I have Windows 8.1 on my HP Pavilion G6 and would like to replace windows with Ubuntu 14.04 but what option do I choose when it comes to the installation part? I noticed it wont detect my Windows 8.1 ...
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how to multiboot Ubuntu 14.04LTS, Windows 7 Ultimate & Windows 8.1 Pro

i am fairly new to the Ubuntu community so please kindly excuse my imprecisity, lack of knowledge or unawareness regarding the very specifics firstly, to begin off, my Laptop came factory preinstalled ...
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installing prep_chem_sources

I got this error during installation prep_chem_sources: gfortran -O2 -o ../prep_chem_sources_RADM_WRF_FIM.exe prep_chem_sources.o aer1_list.o chem1_list.o prep_chem_sources_utils.o ...
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Next Button slow during installation

I am installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for my mother right now. Her Laptop loaded everything very fast. But now when I click on the next button to continue with the installation it takes hours. I'm in the ...
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I cannot boot up Ubuntu after just installing it

I used Wubi to install Ubuntu, which is really simple. There were no errors or anything. When I restarted, I got the option for which operating system I want to boot, however when I select Ubuntu, it ...
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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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Linux for old PC [duplicate]

I have next PC parameters: 1,6 Ghz processor (AMD Sempron 2000+) 1 GB RAM 80 GB HDD video card RADEON 9250 What linux distribution is good for it? I can use Ubuntu?
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ubuntu don't show my total hard disk partitions

after installing Ubuntu several time, last time i installed Ubuntu during installation using something else option , i didn't see the windows partition nor other private partitions it only show the ...
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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 ...