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Ubuntu 14.04: nvidia drivers cannot be installed

I have an Asus laptop with a nVidia card. lspci tells me: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF119M [GeForce 610M] (rev a1) I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64-bit ...
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Network Manager missing after update: no connectivity

After an update and restart, I found that the network icon on the top is missing and so, I cannot connect to LAN, wifi, USB modem, nothing. Now, I am booting from a Live USB, then chrooted to my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installer crashes

I am trying to install "ubuntu-12.04-desktop-i386" on my IBM M52 8213-W2B. Currently I am using windows 8 consumer preview. I am trying to install "ubuntu-12.04-desktop-i386" by booting directly ...
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How can I delete ubuntu from usb installer?

I used a usb to install ubuntu to my friend. After the installation finished, I can't delete contents, what can I do to format it? Since this reading this as just being part of the system and does not ...
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Can I install Ubuntu without DVD, USB or doing a dual install?

I have quite an old PC and wanted to install Ubuntu to replace XP. However, the DVD drive is getting old and does not recognize any DVDRs I burn to install Ubuntu. I can't install off USB (even with ...
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Getting an unfixable graphics error when I boot from fresh install, runs fine from live USB (Ubuntu 12.02)

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu so I'm probably just doing something wrong. The PC is an old Toshiba laptop. The hard drive pooped out on it so I ran Ubuntu using a USB stick for a few weeks while waiting ...
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Ubuntu alongside WIndows 7 - no option

I can't install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 Professional 64bit, because I don't have the installation option. I set up the partitions as shown in this picture: Help me please
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How do I upgrade my Ubuntu server from one LTS version to another? Is this safe?

I like to keep all my servers running only the most stable versions of any operating system, so obviously I only run the LTS versions of Ubuntu. I currently have a few servers running Ubuntu server ...
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debian compat wireless offline installation

i need to install the compat wireless driver in order to get acces to internet so i can install the gnome gui on my ausus N56VZ laptop. (using debian atm) my problem is i have no clue how to install ...
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can i install the broadcom sta wireless driver to kubuntu from windows?

I need to install this driver for my wireless internet. I have windows and i was wondering if i downloaded the drive to windows could I transfer it to kubuntu and install it there? I understand ...
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installing and testing cuda in ubuntu 14.04

no one seems to have asked already and since 14.04 is LTS I might as well go ahead and ask now: I am uncertain about how to install cuda in my system. looking around there are many tutorials about ...
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Automatize production server deployment

I have some java servlets to deploy in a production environment. I want to automatize installation and deployment of the whole service. My servlet is running on Tomcat and uses PostgreSQL as DB. I ...
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Help removing ubuntu 12.10!

I have Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop, no Windows. I have my system disks and tried to do a system recovery and it won't allow me. I've tried creating a boot disk and doing the "try ubuntu" and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS UnetBootin Live USB error

I recently made my USB live using UnetBootin everything was successful, but when I rebooted my system it gave this kinda error. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit operating system was not found, ...
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Install on Acer Aspire 4752

I am at my wits end with this computer. I bought and Acer Aspire 4752 with a fully loaded version of Windows 7 on it. I prefer Ubuntu so I began to install 14.04 from USB. Got the error: [Errno 5] ...
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cant install ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have a new lenovo laptop I am trying to install ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS on. I downloaded the ISO and burned a DVD from it. If I boot the laptop from the DVD, it seems to boot up fine. I get the desk top ...
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windows based server: i need a translator

I'm new to Ubuntu... I need to access a website called testout.com for school purposes... the problem is that the website is more Windows/Mac friendly... and it seems that Ubuntu Lucid is the last ...
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USB 3.0 problems with a Gigabyte motherboard in Ubuntu 14.04

[this has been translated from spanish] Hi very good morning or afternoon as the case of Venezuela and am Andruwx little over a month ago I bought a card for mother www.amazon.com Gigabyte Model GA- ...
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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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I have some questions before installing ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

Hello i have waited for ubuntu 14.04 release so that i wouldnt have to upgrade later. My problem is that when i try ubuntu from a usb the mouse curser is flickering, It's very annoying. Also i have ...
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Blank Screen after trying to upgrade 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

So I tried upgrading my Lenovo G505 laptop from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. It was working at first and I got the installation menu but when I clicked on upgrade 12.04 to 14.04, my screen went black. After ...
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No option to choose between Ubuntu or Windows at startup; tried many suggestions already

Yesterday I used a live cd to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer already loaded with Windows 8. The Ubuntu install did NOT recognize any operating system on the computer, so I chose "something else" ...
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install ubuntu: nothing happens

I have this brand new acer laptop (acer aspire v5-573g-54208g50akk). I started the preinstalled windows 8 and then changed the boot priority to USB. But The screen goes black and nothing happens. ...
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Am I running 32-bit or 64-bit?

I know this question has been asked a number of times, but my system seems to contradict itself… Following the answer to this question, I have run the following: $ uname -a Linux manaha ...
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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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Removing partition by reinstalling Ubuntu

My laptop was running on Windows XP. Then I decided to try Ubuntu. (It's fast and sleek, btw) I chose the dual-boot option. Days later, I decided to fully commit to the latter. At first, I tried to ...
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Updating Linux to 14.04 LTS with no root file system

im trying to update my Linux notebook (Intel Atom CPU N450 @1.66 Ghz x2) into the newer version of Ubuntu Linux (14.04 LTS 32-bit), but im having some difficulties: First, im using a usb boot ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 cannot try Lubuntu without installing-error messages

I have Lubuntu 13.10 installed. Works great. I downloaded Lubuntu 14.04 and burned to disc. To test I tried the option to try Lubuntu without installing. I got several error messages which I did not ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 Only /dev/sda Showing

I'm using the live CD to try and install Ubuntu 14.04 on my old desktop. The two disks were previously part of a RAID array (of 3 disks, RAID , 1 degraded and couldn't be bothered rebuilding for an ...
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Not able to install ubuntu 14.04 using wubu

I have downloaded ubuntu 14.04 32 bit iso and made bootable usb stick of it..from there I took wubu and put it in on the same folder in which I ahve put iso file.When I tried installing ubuntu using ...
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Install without losing files

I use windows XP and currently have 3 partitions C:(40GB max) D:(90GB max) E:(10GB max) All use NTFS file system. I want to install Ubuntu just as a secondary OS using Wubi. The problem I am ...
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Trouble setting up Lenovo IdeaCentre K450 usb boot

I am having trouble setting up a Lenovo IdeaCentre K450 to dual boot. I am using a 64-bit 12.04 bootable usb thumb drive (which I have used to boot from many times before). My Bios boot settings are: ...
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create fresh home partition without deleting videos/music etc

My partition scheme is quite simple, I have /, /home and a swap area. I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04, and I chose not to format the partition. I found out that this has resulted in a lot of mess, ...
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Software Center not respondng when installing Steam

Whenever I try to install Steam from the Software Center, the center goes unresponsive and I have to cancel it. I get no error message other than "Not responding". I have tried installing the Steam ...
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getting list of installed programs and installing them again on another drive

I will be switching hard drives and upgrading to an ssd drive. The questions I have are: 1) How can I get a list of programs currently installed on my Ubuntu 13.04 machine. 2) how can install those ...
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Locating a installation

Hello I would like to find a file called lyxpipe (which is used by the program lyx). However, I don't have a idea where the program is installed. I typed locate lyx lyx: /usr/bin/lyx2.0 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 install NVIDIA driver

After I have managed to get running Ubuntu 14.04 (look at my last question about booting upgraded Ubuntu) now there is another problem: To continue with that story: I found a way to burn the image on ...
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UEFI install UBUNTU 14.04 Along Windows 8 (Dual Boot) [duplicate]

I have a preinstalled windows 8.1 with secure boot on. i installed ubuntu 14.04 in uefi after which it showed the boot menu for first time, then i booted into windows and then when i started the pc ...
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shutdown using keyboard

After I installed Ubuntu 13.10, for some reason my video card does not have output, I just wonder if this is the case, are there any way to shut down Ubuntu using keyboard safely without harm the ...
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Software-center disappeared from Launcher and won't work after re-install

On Gnome desktop. After it disappeared, I attempted to reinstall with: sudo apt-get install software-center. This seemed to work and the file was located in /usr/bin but when I issued: software-center ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 DVD installation results in infinite loop connected to radeon evergreen startup

I'm trying to DVD install Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 on my laptop. However, the DVD installer boot runs into an infinite loop when it tries to initialize the Radeon GPU, like this: [drm:r600_u] ERROR UVD not ...
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How to install this file with python?

I want to install this file: cvxopt in my Ubuntu 13.04. But I got the following error message: running install running build running build_py running build_ext building 'base' extension ...
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Installing Ubuntu paralel to windows for graphic design

The Question is, how to divide the memory disk at the moment of installing if I want to install it with windows as well? taking in consideration that I'm going to be using graphic design programs like ...
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sluggish response

I apologise in advance for the preamble, but I hope it might aid a diagnosis. I have just reinstalled 12.04 from wubi live cd on an xp machine. This reinstall follows 1 failed upgrade to 14.04 and ...
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cannot install PCManFM version 1.2.0

I have Lubuntu 13.10. I am trying to install PCManFM 1.2.0. I go to the prompt, use cd command to go to my downloads directory and type ./configure to start the process of installing it. Errors I am ...
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14.04 can't get Epson ME-103 scanner to work

I got a brand new computer and would like to use Ubuntu 64 bit tried 13.10 for a month and got stuck with getting my Epson ME-301 scanner to work. Now 14.04 is released, I gave another try but did ...
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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 used to Install Packages ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu 12.04 recognize my Windows 7 partition?

After some problems trying to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7, now I have Windows 7 installed and it works just fine. But when I am going to install Ubuntu it doesn't recognize my windows. What ...
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Ubunu 14.04 weird hd out of disk eroor

I was migrated from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to ubuntu 14.04LTS. And it was working fine first :) Then couple of restarts later , I go this same old hd0 out of disk grub rescue thing. Then I booted OS with a ...
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Double HDD for double Ubuntu-Windows installation

I'm Oscar from Colombia. I'm apologize if my English is not enough good, but I'll try my best. I am an enthusiastic user of Ubuntu (not exactly an expert), so I like to learn anithing that I could, ...