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Ubuntu 12.10 Install

Hello Does anyone know how to install Ubuntu from a flash drive? I think I know how to do it but I don't want to delete my windows... I have Linux and Windows on the same computer you see that's my ...
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Can't find some Software (Like Adobe Reader) in the USC

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I am not able to find Adobe reader or Gnu plot in the software centre. When I try to get all updates, the process goes through till about 95% and then doesn't ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a Sony Vaio SVT1311?

I am wondering if I could get assistance of how to install Ubuntu on my Sony Vaio T. SVT131A11L is the hardware configuration code and the model number of the computer is one among the SVT1311 series. ...
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how do i install ubuntu without using all harddrive space

I want to install Ubuntu without using all the space on my hard drive. Where can I learn how to properly manually create the partitions during installation of 12.10?
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I have a ESXi 5.0 installed and when I am Installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS it is giving an error saying grub installation failed?

I have ESXi 5.0 installed and when I am installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS (32 bit) it is giving an error saying grub installation failed Here is a screenshot of the error: I have other ...
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How do I install oracle jdk 7 on ubuntu server 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install Sun/Oracle’s proprietary Java 6/7 JRE or JDK? Folks, I'm new in ubuntu server. As I understand it, Oracle retired the Operating System Distributor's ...
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Can I partition with my live usb key?

I have a live usb created from linuxliveusb. I have win 7 installed and have 60 gb of unallocated space. I would like to install my ubuntu (12.04) in a primary partition (since someone instructed me ...
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Update from my Windows side?

I wanted to know if it is possible to update Ubuntu from my the Windows side of my computer (I dual boot). The Ubuntu side is a WUBI install. The reason is I accidentally deleted the wireless driver ...
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ubuntu install black screen - nomodeset not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I just bought ASUS UX42VS and I am have troubles installing ubuntu 12.10. After booting from USB ...
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Help with creating bootable usb from iso

--All this is about terminal-- I know some of you will laugh, but I'm trying to install Arch Linux, since I want to learn as much as I can about linux system and how it works. I want to be an expert ...
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Installation troubleshooting

i have installed ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop to a folder named ubuntu in C drive. However the OS does not show up in the initial boot sequence. Do i need to change the file location/ convert it into a ...
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Ubuntu 10.04.4 is asking for username and password during the instalation. Why? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is default password? I´m a beginner on ubuntu and I tried to install the program on my computer in the same disk with WinXP already installed. The program were ...
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Problems installing VTK on ubuntu

When i try to install VTK with command ccmake . I get these errors: CMake Error: The following variables are used in this project, but they are set to NOTFOUND. Please set them or make sure they ...
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Black Screen after 12.04 Installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit) on a new Windows 8 Sony laptop that I have bought recently. ...
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Install of wine1.5 on Ubuntu12.04 hangs at the microsoft font EULA [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I accept the agreement in a terminal, like for ttf-mscorefonts-installer? During the install of Wine 1.4 or 1.5, A Microsoft font package is installed, after you ...
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WUBI install, reinstalled Windows, can't work with Ubuntu now

I had installed Ubuntu in Win OS under different partition (E:) and then formatted my windows (C:), now I am not able to see the partition that had the wubi virtual disk on it (E:) and I do not get ...
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Does LVM option delete existing operating systems?

I accidentally clicked this option when installing 12.10. Now, I am not seeing my other operating systems show up. I tried fgrep menuentry /boot/grub/grub/.cfg and only see Ubuntu. When I checked my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 software installation of partimage

I have ubuntu 12.04 on a dual boot laptop with Windows Vista I installed partimage through Software Centre in Ubuntu (12.04), but it is not shown in the list of installed software through Dash. Hence ...
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Error:couldn't read file-Kernel panic

I have just installed ubuntu 12.04.1. To be honest I had to run installation several times until it was finished fine. When I finally managed to install it properly, I power on the laptop and the grub ...
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Step to step how to install Cinelerra

I have some problems installing cinelerra on my Ubuntu 11.10. I tried to follow some guides on the internet but none of them worked. How do I install it?
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Dual boot 10.04 and Windows 7

Before downvote, please this is not a duplicate I read the related questions and couldn't solve my problem. I bought a new laptop that originally had Win8 installed, I formatted it, installed Windows ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on P4 Machine with Windows XP

Sorry for the question, but I am the new guy with ubuntu and dying to install it in my old pc. And just wanted to confirm that can I install it on my P4, 1GB ram, intel 82845 graphic controller ...
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Are 64-bit and 32-bit versions included in the same ISO?

http://releases.ubuntu.com/precise/ Does Ubuntu now release 64-bit and 32-bit under the same ISO?
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How to install MATLAB

I have Ubuntu 11.10 and try to install MATLAB 2011a. I followed the instructions on the PDF manual accompanying MATLAB as well as the topic at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MATLAB. The problem is ...
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Installation from Usb

Want to install ubuntu from usb flash but after i press continue after the install alongside windows button my HP pavillion laptop restarts and boots into vista and starts wubi installer. The wubi ...
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Ubuntu ati driver on 64bit install [closed]

So I am following instructions on this blog post http://www.techlw.com/2012/08/install-amd-catalyst-128-drivers-in.html which is pretty detailed and works until the install log throws this at me: ...
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Fresh install of 64 bit 12.04 over 32 bit 11.10 alongside Windows 7

I currently have Ubuntu 11.10 32 bit and Windows 7 dual boot in separate partitions. I am trying to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit (mistakenly installed the 32 bit 11.10 a little while ...
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Windows installer “Installation size”

What is the difference between all the installation size tabs? It is automatically set at 18 gigs, but it is possible for me to put 30? What do I choose during installation?
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How to install .tar.bz2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install a .tar.gz (or .tar.bz2) file? I have downloaded wine using the download location at the site. The download is a file.tar.bz2. I have extracted it and it ...
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How do I install the login screen from a minimal installation?

As construct ubuntu - unity environment from the minimum ubuntu - core then using apt-get install unity, I can not see the window to pop out to me to choose languages and other settings when login ...
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Remove Android OS from Toshiba Tablet AT105 and boot as Ubuntu

Is it possible to completely remove Android OS from Toshiba Tablet AT105 and boot it as Ubuntu?
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Freezes when finishing installation of ubuntu 12.10

I wanted to install Ubuntu next to my Windows 7 and made a 100GB partition for that. After that I downloaded the Image for burning the installation cd. As soon as I started to boot from that DVD, my ...
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Is it safe to install Ubuntu with an virtual drive? (With Daemon or Alcohol)

Is it safe to install Ubuntu with an virtual diskdrive (With Daemon, Alcohol, or MagicISO)? Because I'm not sure, and won't take the risk.
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How can install Cuda GeForce GT 555m drivers on Ubuntu 12.04 VirtualBox guest?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 in a Virtual Box as guest OS. Today I have tried to enable all functions of my graphic card under Ubuntu. But all my efforts were off the mark... because my experience with ...
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Offline M2cypto package installation

I am installing a server on ubuntu 10.4(internet not connected) .It requires a package named m2crypto.There is no open port available so iam not able to use "apt-get thing".I tried to download ...
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Ubuntu installed along side Win 8 but not shown in boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot boot to Ubuntu, though installation was successful Actually the question says it all, but let me tell you what I did, so u may find exactly what might have went ...
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Ubuntu desktop installation problem, a lot of error messages

I am getting error messages while trying to install ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop (Intel Pentium D). The error messages are: *checking battery state... [412.633532] end_request:I/O error .dev sr0, ...
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How Do I install iTunes 11 on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install iTunes? I want to install and try out itunes 11 on ubuntu, but I don't really know how. I don't want to dual boot / use virtualbox to run windows.
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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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How do I check if a package is available for install?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Amazon EC2 instance along with Tomcat and MySql. Tomcat, Java and MySql packages were available along with Ubuntu and I didn't have to download them. Now I wish ...
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How to completely remove and reinstall Ubuntu?

I want to reinstall Ubuntu, but I also want all information and settings to disappear. So everything looks like the first time I installed it. Is it possible to do so via Terminal? Or what are the ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu 12.04 from USB

I want to dual-boot Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 on my new ultrabook which has an Intel i7 3517U processor 6GB RAM Windows 7, 64-bit no CD/DVD drive I created my bootable USB stick using ...
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Xubuntu keeps loading on install with usb stick

I'm trying to install Xubuntu on my computer. I've followed a guide to create a USB bootable drive. I've inserted the USB stick and started the computer. I can see Xubuntu loading and after a minute ...
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error installing xmms on ubuntu 12.04

I want to install XMMS media player on UBUNTU 12.04. I'm following instructions, but when type ./configure I receive message bellow: * The glib-config script installed by GLIB could not be found If ...
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Blackscreen while installing 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? Everytime I try to install ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop i get a blackscreen after clicking on install ...
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Stuck installing ubuntu 12.10 on laptop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Error when Installing From LiveCD - unable to find a medium containing a live file system” (initramfs) Unable to find a medium containing a live file system. I get ...
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Installed Spotify Linux preview, but how do I run it?

I went through the command-line steps and (I belie) successfully installed Spotify Linux preview. But now how do I run it? I'm up for command-line or GNOME-based solutions. Thanks.
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grub2 loopback booting ubuntu alternate iso

I am trying to set up a multi-boot USB stick including both standard desktop and alternate ISOs. I have both kinds of ISOs booting, using examples from a variety of places including ...
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PyPar2 changed?

In ubuntu 12.10 am checking compilations with PyPar2. But it changed from "Matrix of Solomon" to "Reed Matrix of Solomon". Is system corrupted or am I spooking myself ?
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Lenovo ThinkCentre Edge 72 - i7 3770S

I have tried several days to install Ubuntu on my new computer. Windows was preinstalled. I have installed the 64 bit 12.10 and 12.04. I have also tried the 32 bit version of 12.04. After having ...