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install from downloaded package

I want to install MySql 5.1 on ubuntu 12.04 64-bit. The reason for MySql 5.1 is that I want to use it with SQLAlchemy (python) which does not support MySql 5.5. If I try to search repository there is ...
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Hard Disk Partitioning during 12.04 Install

Attempting to install 12.04 LTS on the following system: Mainboard: MSI K7T Turbo (MS-6330 v3.0) VIA KT133A Chipset Processor: AMD Athlon 1300 Mhz HDD: WD EIDE 160Gb LBA Single partition ...
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How to tell if SimpLite is running?

I installed SimpLite for Pidgin (IM) on Ubuntu 12.10. After installation I am wondering how to see whether SimpLite is up and running? For installation for SimpLite see Installing SIMP
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Why won't my install on Macbook work?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Macbook. The CD drive is broken, so I am going from a USB flash drive I created. I can get it to "Try Ubuntu" perfectly fine, as a matter of fact I'm using ...
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12.04 won't install on my Asus G75V

I decided to give Ubuntu a try the other day. I downloaded the CD .iso from Ubuntu's site and burned it to a CD. I told my computer to boot up from my DVD drive (ASUS g75v). Popped the disk in. ...
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Gnome panel and menu bar can't be clicked..!

I am using Ubuntu Lucid Lynx. I installed it using the feature 'Install within Windows'. I got a simple though difficult problem. Touch pad and external mouse movements are working fine. I am ...
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Install packages in cache automatically

I have restored all my packages to cache using aptoncd. Now I want to reinstall the packages without having to choose each package. Is there any way?
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How to Install Windows OS along side of Ubuntu 12.04?

Ok guys i need some help here, I want to install Windows along with Ubuntu 12.04 with Ubuntu being my primary boot. I've partitioned my Hard Disk to a NTFS format for Windows, when I rebooted my ...
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Can I run Ubuntu One in a Ubuntu Server environment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I configure Ubuntu one on a server? Can I run Ubuntu One client (sync up whatever in my 'Ubuntu One' folder), in an Ubuntu Server environment? If yes, how can I ...
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Can I use live USB to format HD and install Ubuntu with it?

I've tried to install Ubuntu on my computer and now can't even turn it on. The problem is that the computer CD-ROM is not working so I was trying to get it on a USB somehow. The computer is old and ...
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From where can I install my nVidia drivers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install extra drivers? Additional Drivers tool in Ubuntu 12.10? I have read here and here that I should be able to install drivers. So I'm finding the ...
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How can Ubuntu behave more quickly on a USB stick than installed?

I have a little question about my fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.10 on a Dell XPS 15z (Intel i7, 8 Go RAM, Nvidia GeForce something and an SSD (256 Go). A few months ago, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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I can't install Skype!

I'm in the dark without Skype so i tried to install It from the official skype website I've tried both the 32bit and 64bit but It will not install, Instead the software center tells me the package ...
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How to Enable Wireless on Nexus 7

How do I enable Wireless on my Nexus 7 running Ubuntu on Nexus7? When I click the Network Manager Icon its not showing any available networks.
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How do I upgrade from ubuntu 9.10 to 12.10 on my Acer Aspire 3000 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove Ubuntu and put Windows back on? I had my Acer Aspire 3000 as a dual boot XP/ubuntu 9.10 a couple years ago. I recently blew the dust of it and wanted to ...
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grub loader error

i bought a laptop which has windows 7 as an os but i want to try ubuntu so i install ubuntu in a new drive which was done well so i don't like the two os and i deleted the drive which contains windows ...
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how to install to install jre-7u7-linux-x64.tar.gz [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install a .tar.gz (or .tar.bz2) file? How can I install Sun/Oracle’s proprietary Java 6/7 JRE or JDK? i have just download a file jre-7u7-linux-x64.tar.gz and ...
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Remove Ubuntu and install Ubuntu Server as a fresh start

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my laptop and I want to remove it and install Ubuntu Server. How would I do that?
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Installing apache , php and mysql on ubuntu 8

I want to install php, mysql and apache on my ubuntu , I tried all tasks but I can not do it. there is no package php, apache or mysql please help me
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“Not a COM32R image” error when trying to install from a USB key

Not a COM32R image boot is a message that the console infinitely keeps spitting out when I try to install Ubuntu 10.04 from a USB. I created the USB using the StartupDiskCreator in 11.04. What is ...
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Can I use Ubuntu to reinstall Windows from a recovery disk?

I have a laptop that won't boot into Windows 7 64-bit due to a bad update. It also won't boot from the recovery disk. I can get into the setup options. If I install Ubuntu from the Live Disk, can I ...
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what is the difference between ltsp-server and ltsp-server-standalone packages?

what is the difference between ltsp-server and ltsp-server-standalone packages? and what packages i must use for setting up ltsp-cluster root server. according to this link ...
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Can I uninstall & replace Firefox with another browser of my choice?

I don't like the Firefox Web browser, and I prefer to use something else. How can I remove it and use a browser of my choice?
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install ubuntu on a virtualbox without usb or cd drive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu inside VirtualBox? I'm using ubuntu 12.04 on my machine and trying to install 10.04 on virtualbox. I have already downloaded the .iso image. I ...
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Run ubuntu 11.04 after full installation

I have did a full installation of Ubuntu 11.04 on a 8GB flash drive and I want to run it as a guest OS on a Windows 7 host computer. Can anyone provide a guide on how I can run it? Thanks!
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Can't install ANY applications [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: dpkg: error: parsing file ‘/var/lib/dpkg/available’ near line 0 Every application install attmept end in failure with this showing in the details: installArchives() ...
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Which Ubuntu 12.10 on Mac

I'm about to install Ubuntu 12.10 on my Mac but I'm not sure which .iso I should download. I have a Macbook Pro intel core i5 64 bit. What of the following will suit best on my system? PC (Intel x86) ...
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Ubuntu 12.4 easytether install

I have copied easytether software to my computer. when I attempt to install, the install button is greyed out and can't click on it. please help
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Unable to install Skype on Ubuntu 12.10 Unity

I am new to using the Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit OS and I absolutely love it. This honestly feels like the biggest change since moving from my 1983 Nec PC 22 Lb. Laptop to a Desktop pc. But I can not, for ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 doesn't boot after fresh installation

I did a clean install of Ubuntu 12.10 and everything went fine but after restart it doesn't load. It is the only OS on my HDD. Why doesn't Ubuntu load after installation?
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Installing on a computer with USB 3.0 hardware

I'm installing Ubuntu 10.10 32-bit version on an HP Envy 15. I get the same problem these people have here: "unable to find a medium containing a live file system" error when installing but the ...
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How to increase my Ubuntu disk space? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Resize partition with GParted I installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7. During Ubuntu installation, I shrinked the Windows drive 10GB and Ubuntu installed in this ...
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How do I install Ubuntu without using a LiveCD/USB?

There appear to be two types of Ubuntu installations: 'live' installations (typically USB or CD) and what I'm going to call 'full' installations (typically on an internal HDD). Full installations can ...
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How can I tell if I have 32-bit version of Ubuntu if I'm installing using the Windows installer?

I choose to install Ubuntu from Windows installer. My question is I don't know whether it is a 64-bit version 32bit version. Could any body tell me what version it is? What I want is 32-bit version ...
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When I extract an application that I have downloaded, where should I be extracting them to?

What do I type into the terminal to tell it where to go? I don't really understand how to move files using the terminal.
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Unable to install any version of ubuntu in my laptop

I have MSI -CR400 laptop. Configuration of MSI-CR400 Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6600 @ 2.2O GHz RAM 4.00 GB VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GEFORCE 8200M – 512MB [256MB VRAM + 256MB (SYSTEM SHARED)] HARD DRIVE: ...
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Creating a USB installer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu from an USB drive / create a live USB-stick? I know I can install ubuntu on a USB thumb-drive, but is it possible to use a USB thumb drive as a ...
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Screen froze at Preparing to install ubuntu [closed]

I have a windows 7 Home premium system. When I try to install ubuntu 12.10 from a USB stick, the installation screen gets stuck at Preparing to Install Ubuntu. I am well aware that it has already ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 always hang when progressing installation on IBM T23

as in title. Specifications: P3 1.13 with RAM 1 GB. The last part I can access is "who are you", and after I press continue, the error message appeared, only "unsolveable problem", without specific ...
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installation procedure by wubi

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on my machine by wubi software. During installation procedure, install stop/pause or take too much time(45 min.) to install and stuck at that point.If I restart machine ...
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Both 12.10&12.04 Installation freeze [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? A friend of mine is having problems installing Ubuntu. We've tried both 12.10 and 12.04 ver. but each time we get and then we got ...
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Install using a Logitech Keyboard and mouse with bluetooth dongle?

I'm trying to install 12.10 on my system, but my mouse and keyboard are not working during installation. I use the Logitech MX5500 Bluetooth mouse+keyboard combo with a Bluetooth dongle. My keyboard ...
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Problem installing ubuntu from USB [closed]

Después de instalar ubuntu con el usb de arranque el programa te pide que reinicies el ordenador. Pues bien, al reiniciarlo se queda en un bucle y vuelve a aparecer el menú de instalar ubuntu o modo ...
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What is the difference between upgrading and renewing?

In this page: http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes They suddenly start talking about "renewing" an ubuntu installation, but without a single explanation as to what they mean nor how to do ...
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My system won't boot after install of 12.10

I just finished installing 12.10 on my desktop. I chose to erase the current data on the drive and start fresh. When my system attempts to boot now, it doesn't see an available operating system at ...
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Installation failure

I have just downloaded Ubuntu and burned an installation DVD. I used it to install Ubuntu on a PC running Windows XP choosing the option to run Ubuntu alongside Windows. I chose to install the ...
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Just Installed a CLI system then ubuntu-desktop, does not boot automatically

I installed a CLI system with Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2 Alternate CD. Then installed Ubuntu Desktop (--no-install-recommends). After a restart, it hangs at the below screen Whats wrong? Btw: I notice a ...
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Installing Ubuntu v12 on computer running Windows ME

I want to put Ubuntu on a computer running Windows ME.I have the Ubuntu CD that I purchased, but my computer will not boot to this disc. I can see the disc on my "D" drive and when I click on the ...
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Systems Not Booting after Ubuntu installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Failure to Boot Windows 7 after Ubuntu install I recently installed Ubuntu on my PC dual-booted with Windows 7. After rebooting it went through the usual startup ...