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Ubuntu installation with disk partition [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu, so please guide me on how the partition of a 500 GB HDD has to be made. If I go to the two partitions, then ask no root file mounted, then the installation does not continue. ...
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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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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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What type of Linux operating system would you offer for this Notebook Configuration [closed]

First, i am really sorry but i am a big beginner with Linux. I have searched the net for an answer but did not find anything. The reason why i would like to use Linux is im sick and tired of ...
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How to configuring which Packages should be removed on Ubuntu Installation?

On Ubuntu installation not all packages on Live Session (Try Ubuntu) were installed on the Ubuntu,some are removed. How i can configure which packages should be removed on an installation ? (Example ...
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genaliases for mailman

when the mailman guide writes to: Then add mailman aliases in /etc/aliases do they mean /etc/aliases, or, perhaps, do they perhaps mean /var/lib/mailman/data/aliases.db? thufir@dur:~$ sudo ...
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Help, cannot Calibrate Camera

I have a problem calibrating my camera. It does not let me set a color theme, scheme or anything... I also can't calibrate it through Skype... I would like someone to help me with a solution . ...
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How to change package configuration background/colors?

I want to change these colors : Package Configuration Can anyone help me?
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Kismet config edit on ubuntu 13.04

I am having issue running kismet, I installed it and my wireless adapter for my laptop, could you please assist how should i configure. whenever I start kismet I get ( connection refused error). Thank ...
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Install Errors: “error processing linux-generic-pae” Plus, why is this editing Vista's config file on sda1?

So, I tried to install gimp and pinta image editors this afternoon and I encountered the following error message: installArchives() failed: Selecting previously unselected package cli-common ...
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Problems installing ubuntu - any version [duplicate]

I'm new to Linux so I may ask some simple or stupid questions. I want to set up a file & web server. Can this be done on the same machine or do I need to have separate machines? I have ...
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Cannot find curl-config in Ubuntu 13.04

I am installing package RCurl in R and getting an error checking for curl-config... no Cannot find curl-config ERROR: configuration failed for package ‘RCurl’ I have tried to install libcurl ...
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Java installed but JAVAC not found [closed]

I have installed java longtime back, which java /usr/bin/java java -version java version "1.7.0_09-icedtea" OpenJDK Runtime Environment (rhel-2.3.8.0.el6_4-x86_64) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build ...
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Installing multiple operating systems onto a flash drive

I am trying to install centos onto another one of my machines, and I am new to Ubuntu. When I downloaded centos the operating system came as two .iso images. So far I have been unable to figure out ...
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System Questions, Looking to ditch Microsoft [closed]

Looking to get rid of Microsoft, and run a better OS. The system specifications below is my Media center/server. I have played with XBMC for a while and like it much better than Vista media center. ...
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LXDE desktop installation

How do I install the lxde desktop environment? I have it installed in Ubuntu, but cannot figure out how to install it so that it can be used.
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Python: module not found after manual install

I've recently updated to the current version of Ubuntu, 13.04 and Python 2.7.4. Since then I have problems importing the gobject module and dunno what to do to fix it. I'd like to use dreampie which ...
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Not able to install Ubuntu on new system

I have here a system with Asrock Z77 Extrem 4 Intel 3570K Nvidia GTX 570 OCZ Vertex 2 SSD I burned the newest Ubuntu 12.10 x64 Image and started to boot from the cd. The menu is there, but after ...
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Delete Data on Mednafen

could you tell me to delete data on Mednafen? Uninstalling just only leave the data. not to delete the data, just delete installation. I have a harmful command configuration. that's make me stuck! and ...
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Cannot perform installation due to “This application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect.” error

I am trying to do a fresh install of 12.04 on a system running Windows XP. I only want to run Ubuntu as my OS. After downloading and unzipping the file when I try to run wubi I receive the error: ...
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I can't make my Windows 8 boot loader to run Ubuntu or even ask me which OS to run as dual boot!

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 as secondary OS on my laptop. The primary OS I have is Windows 8. So I have partitioned drive where NTFS is for Windows 8 and other partition is EXT4 for ...
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How can i modify my Grub 1.99 configurations to install a new kernel?

I have configured kernel 3.2.x and made some changes in the kernel. I have compiled it and have the compiled image of the kernel with me. The problem i am facing is as in how to modify the boot ...
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Configure packages during unattended installation

When installing certain packages, configuration options are presented at the end of the installation. However, when doing an unattended installation, it seems that the default options are always ...
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System configuration problem

I'm using ubuntu on my computer for the first time and I'm having problem with system configuration. First I choose language,then accept licence agreement, then choose where I am,then I choose ...
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LiVES hangs during initial configuration

I'd like to install the Video Editing Software LiVES on my Ubuntu 12.04. The installation itself worked without any problems. When I now start LiVES it runs through the initial configuration until the ...
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Mirroring Ubuntu on several systems in a computer lab [closed]

I am working in a new refugee school where the only Internet service available is a slow satellite connection. We are about to set up a computer lab (already have desktop systems and am about to ...
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How to install kZenExplorer?

I just got an old Creative Zen Micro. I plugged it into the computer, and the system wouldn't acknowledge that there was any sort of device plugged in. Turns out Creative Zen Micros were only made to ...
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/etc/postfix/transport missing; what should it look like?

I'm following the mailman guide but couldn't locate /etc/postfix/ so created it as follows: root@dur:~# root@dur:~# cat /etc/postfix/transport dur.bounceme.net mailman: root@dur:~# root@dur:~# ...
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illegal list name: mailman configuration with FQDN

What do I need to so that mailman, and also dovecot-postfix, use the FQDN of dur.bounceme.net? Or, at least, so that mailman is usable on localhost. root@dur:~# root@dur:~# newlist mailman Enter ...
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How do I install MailScanner on 11.10?

I'm attempting to add/install MailScanner to my ubuntu 11.10 desktop configuration running postfix. I tried installing the latest 12.04 LTS but it had neither MailScanner nor qpopper package, 11.10 ...
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How come JAVA_HOME not automatically set for all users after installing openjdk-6 on Ubuntu 12.04?

On a freshly installed box, Java was not installed, so I installed openjdk-6 via apt-get install openjdk-6-jre openjdk-6-jdk. When I try to start my Hadoop service, it complains that JAVA_HOME is not ...
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How to save my certified Ubuntu 11.10 which came with the computer

I have bought a computer with Ubuntu 11.10 and now I need to install Windows XP alonside it. Is it possible to save my certified Ubuntu configuration onto a usb stick, then unistall Ubuntu, install ...
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Getting weird split screen on startup with msi radeon hd6450?

I had this problem with same card last month on my dads dual boot setup to where the card worked in windows but not in ubuntu.Tonight I got a new system running with this card I installed ubuntu as ...
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How to install and configure IPython so it uses Python3.2 on 11.10?

How to install and configure IPython so it uses Python3.2 on 11.10? I've checked that installing by sudo apt-get install ipython will uses python2.7. [EDIT1] $ sudo python3 configure.py ...
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ubuntuone control panel only shows splash screen

When Ubuntuone executes it shows it's splash screen then for a moment another screen appears (unknown) and the splash screen replaces it again. I click on "I already have an account" but it appears ...
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How to keep bluetooth configuration through a fresh install?

I still prefer upgrading through a cleen install and preserving my /home directory. However, I always have to pair my bluetooth devices after a fresh install. Where is the configuration stored so that ...
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How do I fix boot problems that show error “battery state”?

I get an error where the monitor message says "Out of Range" (for installed Ubuntus while LIVE DVD =o.k.) and error "battery state" In addition and probably related to this: the error message ...
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How can I install applications on secondary storage hard drive?

So, I wish to build a computer soon and I would like to have the one HD for the Ubuntu OS and another HD for storage, but how would I set this up (so that when I install applications, etc. they ...
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What are the different uses for apt-build optimization levels?

Was installing apt-build. Saw three levels of optimization for code, "Light", "Medium" and "Strong". It warned that strong would lead to system instability, so I opted for Medium. Is there an ...
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Change timezone in 10.04/11.04 without user input

How can one change the time-zone in Ubuntu 10.04 or 11.04 server from the command line without user input (e.g. tzconfig EST). While one would use dpkg-reconfigure tzdata, per the related question ...
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How to set up a default system configuration (packages, config)?

I need a way to customize my system automatically either at install time or right after. Example (system just finished installing): Install a custom list of packages (e.g. gimp, inkscape, certain ...
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OS Drive and Storage Drive

Well on my computer, I can't install Ubuntu to my 750 and boot from it, but it does however, work from my 160, and I use this as a work computer, and I have 280+ GB of information that I plan to put ...
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How to resolve Ruby on Rails ImageMagick conflict?

I am trying to install refinerycms, a Ruby on Rails CMS on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I run rails server and I get the following exception: carcher@carcher-laptop:~/Code/tgc$ rails server => Booting ...
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How can I most easily migrate all my apps and settings from one Ubuntu install to another? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to migrate user settings and data to new machine? I'll be setting up 10.04 on three computers and don't want to go through and manually download and configure all ...