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Ubiquity segfaults every single time (custom distro)

Having recently created a custom distro (Ubuntu 14.04 Server + WindowMaker + some additional boilerplate code) using Remastersys/Relinux (I tried both), I'm now seeking to install it on another ...
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Unattended installation xubuntu

I'm trying to setup an unattended install of Xubuntu 13.10. It currently picks up all the settings but it still requires me to click next on each screen. I understand editing the xubuntu.seed isn't ...
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Which files should I look at when changing Ubiquity?

I've been thinking about changing the Qt version of Ubiquity to make it easier to use ("easier" in this case meaning not to bring the user to a partition manager when choosing a dual boot option). ...
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Installing Ubuntu desktop cd 12.04.3-32bit without installing Grub

I want to install Ubuntu desktop 12.04.3-32bit without installing grub.i have googled for the same and found (Installing Ubuntu 12.04 without installing Grub) ,tried the same like below but it does ...
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Ubiquity can't detect my main hard disk with WIndows 8 installed

I'm running Ubuntu Live to see if it functions well along side of Win 8.1. For some reason the main drive is invisible to Ubuntu. That is, a 500 GB drive shows at the Launcher but reflects 0 bytes, ...
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Why doesn't the ubiquity installer offer me to install ubuntu alongside other linux distros?

We've got an Asus X501A laptop (dec 2012) which has this UEFI thing. If I boot from an USB it only offers me to wipe the entire hard disc and install the new distro, or manual partitioning which I ...
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Ubiquity wants to force EN language during installation

I'm struggling with Ubiquity for a customized live-cd based on Ubuntu and Xfce. Here's the thing : I removed all languages except FR (french) from the iso, everything works perfectly if I make an ...
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1answer
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Installing Ubuntu on formated hard drive

I am currently using Windows XP and I wanted to install Ubuntu alongside Windows using live CD. But every time I started the installation, Ubiquity would freeze on 'install alongside' screen. I have 2 ...
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Manual LVM encryption setup with Ubuntu 13.04

I am trying hard to get ubiquity works. The thing is that I want to setup Ubuntu 13.04 on a full encrypted LVM aside a Windows installation. So I can't use the default option of full disk encryption. ...
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Boot from Live CD, then install from USB stick? (because CDROM drive extremely slow/faulty)

I am trying to install Xubuntu on an old PC with: A USB port that can't boot, but otherwise works fine. A CDROM drive that can boot, but is extremely slow and fails often. I created a USB stick ...
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Laptop shuts down when press install now on installation of Ubuntu

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop along with Windows (32-bit, off a bootable USB). When I click "Continue" to install alongside of 7, the laptop shuts down and then boots back into ...
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Error in mid-installation of Ubuntu. [closed]

I get an error message saying: Sorry, Ubuntu 12.10 has experienced an internal error. When clicking on details, it shows: Executable path: /usr/lib/ubiquity/bin/ubiquity
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Create a distro with relinux

I want to create a distro from ubuntu 12.04(with relinux) My problems: I want to remove and change these parts How to change ubuntu name and logo in Details (system setting-->Details) How do ...
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Install 12.10 to an external USB hard drive automatically mounted at /cdrom

how can I install Ubuntu 12.10 to an external USB HDD? On the disc partitioning screen of the installer there is only /dev/sda showing up in the list. However in a terminal window I can see /dev/sdb ...
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1answer
495 views

Can't install Ubuntu with Windows 7

In spanish: Hola. Estoy teniendo problemas para instalar Ubuntu 10.04 de 32 bits en una pc que tiene Windows 7 Ultimate preinstalado de 64 bits. Puntualmente el problema es que al insertar el cd de ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Installation Hangs at 'Preparing to Install Ubuntu' [closed]

I have downloaded the Ubuntu 12.10 i386 Desktop ISO both via HTTP & Torrent Download. I have attempted the install via CD & Bootable USB (created using YUMI from Pendrive Linux), each using a ...
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1answer
320 views

Ubuntu CD Installer crashes with “erron5 input/output error”

I had 12.04 installed on a Satellite l635. I wanted to start over with a fresh install because I had experimented with a bunch of different things, and computer was getting glitchy and random freezes. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 DVD images and debian-installer

The Ubuntu 12.04.1 (Precise) Desktop DVD image for the i386 architecture does not seem to include debian-installer, the alternative text-mode installation option. Why so? In 10.04 (Lucid) the DVD used ...
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How do I create a LiveUSB that lets me install any Ubuntu version?

What I'd like to do: have Ubuntu installed on a USB drive and from there install any ubuntu version on a hdd. This is kinda different from using usb-creator because I'd like to have a persistent ...
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1answer
370 views

Why does 12.04 64-bit installer fail to find root fs and panic?

I bought a new laptop with a Linpus Linux bootup. I can't install ubuntu 12.04 64-bit. I don't know why. It says there's no prefix and then shows a new set of error messages: "Kernel panic - not ...
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Why can't 12.04 installer see one of my hard drives

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit from a USB pen drive. I have two drives, a WD Caviar Black and a Samsung SPC250. At the "installation type" stage, it only sees my Samsung and the USB pen ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 installation aborts without giving any errors on Sony Vaio

I'm not able to install the release ubuntu-12.04-desktop-i386 on the laptop below: Sony Vaio VGN-FE21H CPU: Intel Core Duo T2300 1.66GHz Memory: 2GB DDR2 533MHz HDD: 100GB Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu without formatting partition - what folders are deleted?

When re-installing Ubuntu on a partition where an existing Ubuntu installation already exists, and not choosing to format the partition, the installer shows a warning message before it begins ...
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161 views

Downloading Ubuntu [closed]

Why can't I download Ubuntu? I try to do everything it says to do and it doesn't work! People have given me a decent laptop, but the copy of Windows that is on it is so screwed up that I can't use it. ...
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1answer
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12.04 stuck during installation “Processing triggers for update-notifier-common”

Everything is working fine till the end on installation where Ubuntu stuck on ubuntu ubiquity: Processing triggers for update-notifier-common. Waited for more than 10 minutes and nothing, It stuck ...
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Persistant File System vs Installation onto USB stick

I want to install Ubuntu to a 4Gb USB stick, so that I can boot it on other computers, but I heard that a persistent file system never deletes data and so just fills up. This would be a problem as I ...
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1answer
117 views

How does the installer automagically fill in the suggested hostname?

I was just installing 12.04 beta2 when I noticed something really odd. I was at the screen where you enter your username/hostname/password/etc. I typed 'Me' for my real name as I normally do. This is ...
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128 views

Error installing Ubuntu 11.10

I'm trying to install UBUNTU 11.10 on my desktop, but it always stops at "configuring the hardware" and will never finish the installation. Impr Pant: ...
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1answer
510 views

Install from Persistent LiveUSB, including files / changes on casper-rw

I made a persistent LiveUSB drive that I've used for a while now, and I would like to install that LiveUSB environment to the harddrive of a computer. I've tried simply installing it using the ...
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1answer
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How do I resize partitions using the simple installation wizard (installing a second Ubuntu)? [duplicate]

I'm running 11.10 and installing 12.04 LTS Beta 1 off a DVD. Using the installation wizard, I picked "Install 12.04 LTS alongside 11.10". I am presented with a slider with approx 240GB on the left ...
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Does Ubiquity respect my former partition layout with a new installation?

If I have had two partition on my laptop ever since I use Linux. One for root and another for home. What does ubiquity do if I ask it to replace previous installation of Ubuntu with a new one? Will ...
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2answers
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Mount FAT32 filesystem as /home during installation?

Setup in Ubuntu 11.10 installation gives me this message while in advanced partitioning: "The file system type fat32 cannot be mounted on /home, because it is not a fully-functional Unix file system. ...
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327 views

Ubiqity Preseed, to have aligned partitions on disk [closed]

I tried to use the expert_reciepe to have aligned partitions on a High capacity disk with 4096b block size. ubiquity partman/alignment select optimal ubiquity partman-auto/disk string /dev/sdb ...
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0answers
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Unable to install, “no root file system is defined” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “No root file system defined” error while installing ubuntu I am trying to feed the pressed to ubiquity while installing Xubuntu 11.10 . Following is what I ...
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1answer
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Installer stuck at “Configuring target system”

It's stuck at "Configuring target system" It's still stuck as of now (I launched the installer from Ubuntu after clicking "try Ubuntu") How can i solve this? Should i stop it? And will it hurt my ...
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3answers
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Installing 11.10 on fresh VirtualBox client hangs - how to debug?

I am trying to create an 11.10 VirtualBox client using the same DVD I used to upgrade my host system. (It happens to be the alternate DVD ISO.) However, it keeps hanging when the progress bar reaches ...
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1answer
230 views

Installer tries to resize my recovery partition instead of the normal partition when installing alongside Windows 7

When I try to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 (using the option in "install Ubuntu 11.10"), it tries to split with my recovery partition, not the proper Windows partition. If I try advanced ...
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1answer
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What does “System-wide settings will be cleared” mean?

I'm reinstalling Ubuntu, and I see that there's this "upgrade" option that lets me reinstall Ubuntu while keeping files and software when possible, but says that "system wide settings" will be ...
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1answer
103 views

Anything to fix if accidentally logged out during installation?

I started installing Oneiric, with whatever option keeps your files but upgrades the OS (don't remember what it's called any more). It got to the part when it is running apt-clone to restore ...
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3answers
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Cannot install Ubuntu with UNetBootin

I have tried several times to install Natty on its own partition on my laptop (WinXP, Intel x86) using UNetBootin, but it always fail. There is a dialog box: Failed to unmount partitions The ...
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327 views

Can't install Ubuntu 10.04 or later due to installer error and crash [closed]

This is really, really, really, aggravating. Everytime I try to install Ubuntu (10.04 & up), it works fine up until the point where I actually have to install. It installs about halfway until I ...
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1answer
698 views

When manually setting up hard drives in the installer, how can I set custom mount points?

With previous versions of Ubuntu, you could specify mount points for various hard drives and partitions during the installation process. This was useful, because I have a backup hard drive that I set ...
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1answer
1k views

Ubiquity crashes when installing from CD

I didn't want to take any risks so I ordered a CD from Canonical to get Ubuntu. Thing is, another CD was given to me about 2 days before the CD from Canonical got to me, so I installed Ubuntu 10.10 ...
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2answers
260 views

What's the current status of migration-assistant?

I've never noticed the migration assistant I used to see when installing older versions of Ubuntu. Is it just hidden inside Ubiquity, or is it gone completely?
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2answers
5k views

Clarification of the third-party software options during system installation

During installation, the user is presented with the following dialogue: The 'Flash' and 'MP3' options are pretty self-explanatory, but what about the 'wireless hardware' and 'other media' options. ...
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102 views

Installing Flash during system installation

Why is it we don't give the user the option to install the Flash plugin during installation when we do install the Fluendo MP3 codec? Flash is just as essential to an average user's browsing ...
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Kickstart file is ignored by the installer

I have fallowed this guide to create a kickstart file to install ubuntu automatically. However the problem is that when I boot the menu item label autoinstall menu label ^Auto install kernel ...
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1answer
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Installer won't let me continue, forward and skip buttons greyed out [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Live CD installer gets stuck with a grayed out forward button. I am currently trying to install Ubuntu to a computer, alongside Windows XP using a partition. I set up ...
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6answers
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Installer gets stuck with a grayed out forward button

I have a CD with Ubuntu 10.10 and a laptop with Ubuntu 8.10. The laptop had all sorts of crud on it, and anything I wanted to keep was backed up on an external drive, so I was happy to do a wipe and ...
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2answers
252 views

Installer unable to continue?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 10.10 on to my laptop (Toshiba 64bit, with Windows 7 and Mint 8 already in it). However, for several times now when I try to install the new OS, it cannot go further ...