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Grub fails to install - core.img 'unusually large'

When trying to resurrect my (t)rusty 'ol router who's system disk (CF card) had failed (probably because I neglected to tune Ubuntu properly for this type of media), I wanted to use the opportunity to ...
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lvm disappeared after disc replacement on raid10

here my problem: I am running ubuntu 12.04 on a raid10 (4 disks), on top of which I installed an lvm with two volume groups (one for /, one for /home). The layout of the disks are as follows: Disk ...
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Failed rebooting ubuntu 12.10 after installation in VirtualBox

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 i386 with the latest VirtualBox on windows 8 x64 pro sony vaio vpcf11e1r. At the end of installation I waited for about 10 minutes observing the system is going down ...
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Failed to install a ruby gem, eventmachine

I attempts to run a script that prompt Could not find gem 'eventmachine (= 0.12.10) ruby' in the gems available on this machine. Run bundle install to install missing gems. Then I runs ...
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Blank Cursor after Installing Ubuntu 12.10 on laptop with Nvidia GeForce Graphics Card

Installed Ubuntu off a USB and system loaded and correctly installed the first time. Used the desktop GUI and loaded Firefox but when clicked back to 'return to desktop' or the like, the monitor ...
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libapt-inst1.4:i386 fais to install

Today I was notifed of updates, some of them being libapt. So I press "Install Updates", and I got this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libapt-inst1.4:i386: Depends: ...
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A reliable way of creating a bootable usb in kubuntu?

Unetbootin installs grub which then boots the system you specify. I don't like that. Linux live ISOs are directly bootable and usually contain a pre-configured grub install of their own which among ...
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How can I recover from a failed cloud server instalation?

I have run into a situation. I recently tried in install Ubuntu Server for Cloud (Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 LTS 32-bit version) on an old desktop pc. I made the startup disk, and everything was going ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 error

I installed Wubi a little while ago to try out Ubuntu and I really like it so I decided to make a partition and install 13.10 fully. When I booted from my USB with 13.10 and tried installing it using ...
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Problem downloading Oracle JDK 7

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I'm trying to install Oracle JDK 7. When I tried to directly download the jdk-7u51-linux-x64.tar.gz from the official website, the download started and after downloading ...
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How do I verify the integrity of my installation?

I installed a fresh Xubuntu 13.10, and at the end of the installation, it requested a restart. Just before the restart, a fatal error or something occurred. Is there an event log I can check to make ...
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Installing Ubuntu on external hard drive (boots to black screen)

Hey everyone this is my first post here on the askUbuntu forums. I've been an avid Linux user for over a year now but by no means an expert. The problem I'm facing is one I have not been able to ...
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How do I format my 24gb SSD for ubuntu?

I have an Asus Ultrabook S400CA-DB51T and I want to replace windows 8 with ubuntu. No dual boots or anything like that, just 100% ubuntu. I'm trying to make the conversion with the 13.10 image, but ...
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Consolidating hard disks into one machine leads to GRUB “A disk read error occurred” with Win7

Situation: My older Win7 laptop died (power issues). My new Kubuntu computer has an extra drive bay, so I'm trying to get dual boot to make them play nice together in the same machine. Both drives ...
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dual boot windows 8.1 acer V3-571G with ubuntu 13.10.

I am trying to dual boot my acer which came with a windows 8 pre-installed. I tried using the tutorial here doing it the simple way but when i load the ubuntu from my transcend flash drive it says ...
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LVM logical volumes do not activate on boot on 13.10

I am running an UbuntuGNOME 13.10 and I set it up without an LVM during the installation process. I am now running it with to encrypted partitions, one is containing a LVM. This all works fine, ...
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Ubuntu Touch for cubieboard3/Cubietruck?

I was wondering weather it would be possible to install the saucy-preinstalled-touch-armhf.tar.gz system onto a Cubieboard3 (CubieTruck). The processor is an AllWinner A20 (ARMv7 Architecture, which I ...
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Xubuntu installer shows no partitions, crashes

I'm trying to install Xubuntu 13.04 on an HP Envy h8-1414 desktop computer running Windows 8. I would like to set it up dual-boot. I downloaded the 64-bit AMD desktop ISO onto a USB device and booted ...
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Error Updating and installing packages ubuntu

I was trying to install git in my ubuntu using application manager.and got a "Required installation of untrusted packages error".i followed a few forums and tried to run sudo apt-get updateand i got ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 USB Installation does not give Installation Type window

RETYPED FOR MORE INFORMATION I tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 (removing Windows and replacing it with Linux), but the window that asks if you want to Format the Drive, Install Alongside, or Something ...
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Why do things change between using a LiveCD/LiveUSB and installing Ubuntu?

Here have been a couple of weird experiences I've had with a Ubuntu LiveCD or LiveUSB: 1) I had one of the original Chromebooks (CR-48). I ended up wiping ChromeOS and installing only Ubuntu 12.04.0 ...
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Installing linux on OCZ RevoDrive3 x2

First of all, here is the configuration of my computer: Motherboard: Asus H87Plus RAM: Corsair Vengeance 32GB Processor: Intel i7 4770 Drive: OCZ RevoDrive 3 x2 (240 GB) (OCZ Revodrive3 is a PCIe ...
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Ubuntu package installation - get % progress

I'm wondering, if there is possible to get percentage progress of package installation? Maybe if you read number of packages that has to be installed and then you have to calculate...but question now ...
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Problem installing ubuntu touch on galaxy nexus

I've installed ubuntu touch on my galaxy nexus following the tutorial on the official site. However the latter is not so clear.. In particular, during the installation, user action on the phone is ...
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Unable to install ZFS (Ubuntu 13.10)

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and wanted to setup a server running ZFS/XBMC - The XBMC install went fine, however I ran into trouble getting ZSH working. Configuration : Ubuntu 13.10 (GNU/Linux ...
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Interesting fault attempting to install Ubuntu 12.0.4.3 OR 13.10 on MSI GS70 2OD-001US

Attempting to install Ubuntu on an MSI GS70 2OD-001US notebook pre-installed with Windows 8. For the record this is what I have attempted: All cases were attempted with Ubuntu 12.0.4.3 AND 13.10 ...
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Install Ubuntu from FTP server

When I install ubuntu I Start from USB flash disk and get image from FTP server, this is my USB flash disk's menu.lst: """ default 0 timeout 3600 fontfile /MiniPE/muifont.gz splashimage ...
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Specify the install-place in a package

I created a package (with dpkk-build and dh_make) from my own program source and got a deb-binary. So far, so good. No if I'd upload the package to my ppa and installed it from there, the program ...
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Install wont boot up, stuck on loading text dots / restarts

Friend gave me her laptop, we agreed on Ubuntu, but I have troubles even booting up live version (see the notebook). I tried 12.04 64bit on USB stick, it does nothing, when I choose booting live ...
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Canopy Express in Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit doesn't start

I installed the 32-bit version of Canopy Express in my Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit machine. I followed the installation guides here. Then when I run the program I get the following dialogue: Permission ...
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How to fix corrupted graphics on a Packard Bell DOTMA?

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a Packard Bell DOTMA. Dad got it from his ex-wife and told me I could have it if I could fix it because he didn't have the password for it, so I thought why not Ubuntu? I ...
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Computer cannot boot to Ubuntu 13.04 after installing Netflix-desktop and later Wine

Can anyone help me with this issue? Issue: Black screen after boot attempt from GRUB (cannot boot Ubuntu, not even in failsafe mode) Process to get to Issue: On Ubuntu 13.04, I installed ...
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Error installing apache2.2-common

I'm having an inssue installing apache2.2-common. The actual issue is installing libapache2-mod-mono, but that errors with the apache2.2-common dependency. Here's the error message. Any idea what I ...
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Changing default GCC Compiler in 12.04

I just downgraded from 13.04, which seems to have some stability problems right now, and moved back to 12.04.LTS. I installed the GCC 4.8 compiler, which is not the default GCC compiler on 12.04. I ...
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Installing Ubuntu on SSD with Asus Zenbook

I have a new Asus Zenbook UX32V with: 24GB Sandisk SSD 500Gb Hitatchi It came with Windows 8 but I've successfully installed Ubuntu 13.04 dual boot and everything works great. Now I've spent some ...
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New Install and No Internet Connection

I have an old dell laptop (Inspiron 6400) that I thought I would use Ubuntu 13.04 on. I get no internet connect at all after I installed. Wired or Wireless. I am mainly just trying to get the wired ...
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How do I install a real-time kernel with a patch I need to apply?

I have ubuntu 12.04 with kernel 3.5. I have to install the RT_PREEMPT patch and I followed these steps: sudo apt-get install kernel-package fakeroot build-essential libncurses5-dev mkdir -p ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: linux-image-extra-3.5.0-34-generic linux-image-generic linux-generic

I am having an issue with installing anything (via apt-get) on an ubuntu 12.10 server (terminal only). Does anyone have any resources that could lead t a solution to the following error? Errors were ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Hangs at “Where are You?” during install

I am trying to dual-boot a brand-spanking new rebuilt computer. I bought (2) 128GB Samsung 840 pro SSDs with the intent of installing Windows 8 (new) on one and Ubuntu on the other... with a 500gb ...
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Tomcat 7 and Eclipse integration getting error

I had installed Tomcat7 from Ubuntu's repository but when I added Tomcat7 into Eclipse, this dialog indicates something wrong with Tomcat Server Configuration at /usr/share/tomcat7/conf. How should I ...
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APIC and LAPIC work with dual E5410 but not with dual E5420

I have a iDataPlex system with 2 dx340 system modules. One has dual Xeon E5410 processors and the other board has dual E5420 processors. I can install ESXi and Ubuntu on the board with the E5410 ...
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non-PAE installer hangs after a brief flash 'Installing Release Files…' ; how do I get past this?

I have run Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, Ubuntu 11.10 and Lubuntu 12.04 (non-PAE) Minimal Installers off a CD and after selecting keyboard layout, connecting to a wireless network and choosing the GB Ubuntu ...
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Progress of “apt-get install ubuntu-desktop” on mini-board computer?

i am kinda new with my BeagleBone Black. I wanted to install Ubuntu 13.04 in which i have succeeded, but then i wanted a GUI, in this case the Ubuntu Desktop itself. Can anyone tell me how far it's ...
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Very slow ubuntu 13.04

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 three days ago. Until now I couldn't use it, here is the story: I used 3 programs for creating the bootable usb that the Ubuntu documentation said to use but I always get ...
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I tried to transplant the wireless_tools to Android4.0 system, but I have a problem with Java

My Linux system is Ubuntu Kylin, a new branch of Ubuntu spreading mainly in China. I have changed some files, such as wireless.22.h,ifrename.c and iwlib.h , in wireless_tools.29/ which is located in ...
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Finished Install 13.04 on my Mac but can't boot on it

After installing the ubuntu 13.04 on my macbook air(with usb disk), I press my power key on my mac an hold on the "option" button an comes out only the "Macintosh HD" and "Windows"(and i didn't setup ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Installation Error

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04, but upon finalizing the installation, they system replaced some files and it now will not allow me to open any application. It also will not allow me to send an error ...
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Unable install cmake and ccmake?

So the thing is I'm trying to install Cmake and cmake-curses-gui. I have updated the system with apt-get-update. sudo apt-get install cmake Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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problems with unity and gnome classic desktops - how to reinstall and clean them

I have ubuntu 12.04.02 and I always uses kde 4.10.1. Sometimes I need to swith to unity or gnome classic (with effects), the problem is that when I log in with one of them I can't access to "settings ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a laptop external HDD for use in another PC?

I have several Intel Pentium II 333 based PCs which I want to install Ubuntu on. All PCs are identical, however they have no floppy nor do they have a CD drive. They all use 2½ HDD. I intend ...