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Package Operation Failed. Installation or removal failed

I'm new to linux so excuse my lacking experience. Anytime I try to install anything, including just running the updater, I get an error saying Package operation failed the details button shows this: ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu on a Chromebook?

Is it possible to install Ubuntu on a Chromebook? If so, what are the minimum system requirements? Will Ubuntu preform as well on the Chromebook as on a Windows laptop?
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Ubuntu 12.04 and 13.04 installs fail if Secure Boot (UEFI) is enabled on Toshiba Tecra R950

Just bought a Toshiba Tecra R950 laptop, which comes with Secure Boot enabled by default, and Win8 preinstalled. I wrote an Ubuntu 12.04 amd64 iso on an USB using Linux Live Usb Creator - LiLi (I use ...
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How do I get passed the “MBR-helper missing” error message in installation?

I'm entirely new to Linux/Ubuntu so please bear with me. I currently have Windows 7 32Bit and wanted to install Ubuntu. I used the installation off the website and copied it onto my bootable USB. As ...
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Install Ubuntu on external disk ,Mac OS

The Problem I met is how to install ubuntu in a very tricky enviornment: My computer is a Macbook Pro (bought in 2013). My OS now is Mac OS and a windows 7 in bootcamp. Since my Mac Pro only have 256 ...
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How do I install serviio 1.4 on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have created a new user: serviio on Ubuntu 12.04 and I have downloaded the serviio package. http://serviio.org/download I would like to connect my music, pictures and movies from my PC to my Sony ...
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debootstrap wants to remove target folder, why?

I have in the past used debootstrap to bootstrap both Debian and Ubuntu systems. But this time, trying to bootstrap a Ubuntu system from a Debian 6 rescue system (Note: I have no choice about the ...
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How can I install Ubuntu encrypted with LUKS with dual-boot?

Ubuntu 13.04 installation disk has an option to install Ubuntu encrypted using LUKS. However, there is no option to perform an encrypted installation along-side existing partitions for a dual-boot ...
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Dual-booting Chrome OS and Ubuntu 13.04 on a PC

Is it possible to install Chrome OS and Ubuntu 13.04 on a x86 System (Core 2 Duo)?
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Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04 dual boot, GRUB menu not showing

I have Windows 7 Home premium 64bit installed on my laptop, Now I have installed Ubuntu Desktop 13.04 from bootable flash but Ubuntu GRUB menu not showing. When I start my PC, after normal boot, ...
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Black screen when trying to install ubuntu 13.10

I am in need of some help. It has been 2 weeks since I bought my first ever windows laptop with the aim of replacing windows but I have been unsuccessful. The hardware is as follows : Asus 15' F550D ...
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ubuntu 12.10 installation drm crtc helper set config error failed to set mode on crtc:10

Hi: i got this boot error after installing the 64 bit ubuntu in a HP desktop computer. I'd appreciate any suggestions. Thank you.
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can't install with usb pen drive, SYSLINUX problem

i'm on ubuntustudio and i want to format my hd and try kubuntu (install in my acer notebook, no partion, no double operating system problem, only istall it) i've downloaded iso file ( ...
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Unable to install Simon

I'm trying to install Simon using these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:grasch-simon-listens/simon sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install simon but I'm getting this error: The following ...
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Why doesn't the Ubuntu ISO burned to a CD or copied to a USB work on my Mac?

I just installed a new hard drive and for the life of me, I cannot get the .iso file on my USB stick or burned CD to begin the installation process. I keep getting a picture of a folder with a ...
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How do I find and use the gnome terminal? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find the command line? How do I install the Cinnamon Desktop? I'm a very new user to Linux. I ditched Windows entirely and installed the first Ubuntu I ...
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How to install Pure-FTPd and configure FTP server to transfer files?

I want to install Pure-FTPd and configure FTP server for transfer files. How can I do this? I am using Ubuntu 13.04.
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What are the F6 options during installation?

What is the meaning of different options in the F6 context menu of Ubuntu installation dvd ? i.e. acpi=off noapic nolapic edd=on nodmraid nomodeset Free Software only How do they affect the ...
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How to upgrade qBittorrent to the latest stable (upstream) version?

I currently have the 2.9.7 version of qBittorrent. I want to upgrade to the latest version, 3.0.8. sudo apt-get upgrade qbittorrent returns that the program is up-to-date: Reading package lists... ...
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“Continue button” grayed out in “installation type” screen during 13.04 installation

I'm installing Ubuntu 13.04 onto my 32-bit Intel Core 2 Duo CPU, from a live-usb. One of the screens says "Installation type", with the three options "Install Ubuntu alongside Windows Vista" or ...
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Is it possible to install LiveUSB persistent on NTFS or ext4?

Why liveUSB can be installed as persistent only on FAT/FAT32 where max file size is limited to 4GB? Is it possible to choose another files system somehow, for example NTFS or EXT4 for liveUSB ubuntu ...
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I am running unbuntu 12.10 on a IBM lenovo thinkpad r51 (non pae cpu) How do I install 13.04 from live dvd

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a IBM Lenovo Thinkpad R51. It has a non PAE CPU. I Purchased a 13.04 Live DVD. The live dvd will not boot. Is it possible to work around this without jumping through a lot ...
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ffmpeg resize “could not find codec parameters”

I'm a newbee to ubuntu and need your help: (32bit ubuntu 12.10) my command: ffmpeg -i ../output_images/particles%04d.png -r 30 -b 30000k final_movie.avi works for my 800x800 *.png pictures ...
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Device for boot loader installation via USB

Hello all you Linux'ers. I have used Ubuntu before, and really enjoyed using it, but it was set up by a friend of mine in the computer science department of our university, and we were making a ...
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How to install Honeyd in Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 in VMware. I have to test the working of honeyd. Suggest me the exact step by step installation process of Honeyd in Ubuntu.
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MSI GS70 reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media

I just bought an MSI GS70 and I wanted to install Ubuntu from a Live USB. As suggested by other posts, I switched the boot mode to Legacy and after that the only thing that happens when I start up my ...
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How to install Virtualbox from command line?

OK, I a am a newbie. For some reasons, I need to install Virtualbox. I see that I can easily install it using the Software Center, but I trust most the "apt-get install blahblah" way, because I find ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a CR-48 Chromebook?

A few weeks ago my chromebook got crazy and its OS got corrupted for an unknown reason. I'd like to instal Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on it using a bootable USB pendrive, but since it is not the usual ...
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What are the advantages/disadvantages of the new encryption feature in ubuntu 13.10

I'm in the middle of installing 13.10 and the Ubuntu page I was following on how to install from a USB stick says nothing about these two choices (on the Installation type screen): 1) Encrypt the ...
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Live USB “Check disk for defects” returns defects

I'm trying to use a live USB to dual-boot Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8.1. I made the disk with pendrivelinux (per instructions on the Ubuntu website). It all completed successfully, I checked the ...
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Filesystem creation fails when trying to install Ubuntu over Windows

I'm completely new to Ubuntu. I want to replace Windows (that had been crushed while trying to install Ubuntu). But whenever I choose “erase Windows” to install Ubuntu I get this error: The ext4 file ...
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I can't install NDISWRAPPER

I built a computer and installed Ubuntu 13.10. I've never used Linux before. I have installed in it a wireless network card, Broadcom BCM4318, chip 14e4:4318. I'm told that to use it I need to ...
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How to uninstall JDK

Today I installed Android Studio but when I opened it raised the error: 'tools.jar' seems to be not in Android Studio classpath. Please ensure JAVA_HOME points to JDK rather than JRE. I ...
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Qt (headers and libraries) not found

I'm trying to install a program and i used the following command: ./configure But, an error occurred: checking for Qt... configure: error: Qt (>= Qt 3.2) (headers and libraries) not found. ...
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unable to install mysql server on ubuntu

the error I encountered while updating in ubuntu 11.10. since I found that ubuntu 11.10 supports much better than 12.04 for matlab, I have rebooted my OS to ubuntu 11.10. And even here, I face same ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 on a ssd & data on RAID HDD

I'm new so please forgive me if i'm posting against the rules or something like that. I found some topics that are a bit related, but none with raid 10. I'm going to switch from Windows server to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 grub install fails, installing to wrong device

This is getting quite annoying and Google isn't proving to be much of assistance. I've built a new server and it has a total of five devices. /dev/sda - 2TB HDD /dev/sdb - 2TB HDD /dev/sdc - 2TB ...
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What to do to install Ubuntu 12.10 in Virtual PC on windows 7 enterprise?

I had review many answers of how to install UBUNTU in Virtual PC and I tried them all but they all failed. I am not sure what I am doing wrong. I am using windows 7 enterprise. I had created the ...
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Running Binding of Isaac on 64-bit?

This is a re-post of a question I've put here to no avail. I've been using Ubuntu for quite a while now, but my knowledge is limited. Please bear with me! :) This issue revolves around the recent ...
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Error when installing oracle-java7-installer

I'm trying to install Java 7 on my Ubuntu 12.04. But everytime I try, it always shows error like below. This is when I'm trying to upgrade even when the Java 7 is not installed ...
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Fresh install doesn't appear to work

Alrighty so here is the story: Recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 onto my Dell Inspiron 1745 via live USB setup through unetbootin. Live USB works fine, using a 64bit image, able to browse the net, do ...
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bash: ./install.sh: Permission denied installing intel fortran 2011

I am trying to install Intel Fortran Composer 2011. When I try to command ./install.sh it gives an error: bash: ./install.sh: Permission denied I tried some ways to get pass this. Tried; sudo ...
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sudo pecl command not found

I'm using ubuntu 12.04 I installed php pear using this command sudo apt-get install php-pear php5-dev I got this results Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Why doesn't the bootable USB show up in the BIOS?

I followed all the instructions on the Ubuntu website as to how to install Ubuntu using a bootable USB. I got the linux pendrive thing, formatted the USB, and have nothing on it besides what was put ...
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kubuntu 12.10 - problem with netbeans 7.3 and java

I have kubuntu 12.10 and I have installed netbeans from official site (https://netbeans.org/downloads/). Before I had already installed java from java ppa repository ppa:webupd8team/java ...
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Cannot Install Google Chrome. How do I fix it?

I can't install Google Chrome browser. I wonder why and how to fix it. Here is the log I got from my terminal when installing Google Chrome. $ sudo dpkg --install chrome.deb [sudo] password for ...
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invalid command name “bind” - When Installing

I want to install Red Suite 4 (search on Google shows this problem is with installing other apps too) on my 64bit machine. I have installed the prerequisite packages: linux32 and ia32-libs (for ...
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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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How to make a bootable CD using imgburn?

What should we give in the "Advanced Bootable Disc" tab?
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Can't access BIOS for USB install

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my second machine now from a USB startup disk. The disk works fine as I used it yesterday to install on another machine. The problem is on this second IBM machine: ...