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Unmet dependencies. Try using -f

I'm running into the following error when I'm installing any package on 12.04. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run ...
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Can't make AWUS036H work in Ubuntu 12.10

I am using 64 bit Ubuntu 12.10. This is my kernel version: Linux 3.5.0-19-generic #30-Ubuntu SMP Tue Nov 13 17:48:01 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux My wireless card is an AWUSU36H ...
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Installing Ubuntu after Win 8, do I have to be careful?

Here is a System with Win 8 on HDD1. There is a second HDD and I thought I install Ubuntu 12.10 on this one. Im not using Win 8, but other people are. So after installing Ubuntu, Win 8 should be ...
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How to troubleshoot a “Low Graphics Mode” installer error on PC with SiS iGPU?

How does one troubleshoot a “Low Graphics Mode” error when they are trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 on an older computer? The computer involed is a quite old one: Fujistu-Siemens Scenic P300 Pentium ...
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Can I keep my files on Windows XP if I install Ubuntu side by side with it?

I want to install Ubuntu using the Windows installer on my old HP running Windows XP. If I do not delete XP (so I have to choose what OS I want each time I boot), will all the files and programs on XP ...
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after 12.04 upgrade: can't log in although password is correct

I upgraded from 10.10 to 12.04, and now can't log in any more. The password is correct- when I type in a wrong one, I am told it's incorrect, while the correct one is seemingly accepted, but then just ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installer support for fake RAID 1

I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 7. Should not be a big problem, but it just occurred to me that I am using a software RAID to mirror my disks (RAID 1). Now there is some ...
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Unable to complete ubuntu installation

I am not a computer expert and have no programming experience. I have downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 from the website using the Windows installer onto an admittedly old Toshiba Satellite Pro laptop. The ...
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Getting an error when trying to install NUT

Im trying to install nut on a headless machine with ubuntu server 12.04 and I keep geeting this error: $ sudo apt-get install nut Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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ubuntu 12.10 usb startup brought settings from the last computer

I used a usb to put 12.10 on a dell laptop. Everything is working fine. I used the same usb to put it on a dell desktop. Ubuntu is not working well on the desktop and in settings, claims to be the ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 12.10 on an hp desktop that has UEFI [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 system I just bought a new computer and it has windows 8 but I don't like windows 8 and wanted to use ubuntu 12.10 and am ...
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How do I get 10.04 to load with rEFIt?

I installed 10.04LTS on my 2007 iMac (which already has BootCamp and Windows XP) according to the instruction listed: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MactelSupportTeam/AppleIntelInstallation ...
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Installing on a Vaio S

I have a new Vaio S 15" with Windows 8 pre-installed and UEFI. It had both Intel on-board graphics and nVidia discrete graphics. Installing Ubuntu has turned into a nightmare. Installing from Live ...
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Blank Screen upon boot, but no GRUB menu!

Thanks and any help would be much appreciated. HP Pavillion dv6 notebook: < 6 months old i5 processor dual integrated graphics 8 gb ram 750 HDD Currently running W7 I have a bootable USB drive ...
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I used WUBI to install Ubuntu to the external hard drive, but when I reboot it shows only windows xp [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When I boot I do not get asked which OS I want I have a windows XP computer, wubi was downloaded into my external hard drive, this was the first time that wubi fully ...
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Downloading a Boot Disc [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I download Ubuntu? Where can I download a copy of ubuntu to burn as a boot disc i can install from after formatting the HD> All i can find is the wubi file, ...
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is it necessary to delete the recovery partition?

I have Windows 7 on my HP laptop and I want to install Ubuntu. I tried to shrink my boot and system partition, it does not allow me to shrink the partition more than 97 MB. Is it necessary to delete ...
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Why Flush torrent client would not start?

Flush is a torrent client similar to Deluge or Qbittorrent, is the lightest, and I have used it along Qbittorrent without any problem for some time. But after reinstalling the OS I used only ...
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How can I make a bootable USB drive to replace Windows?

I am receiving this error message when I try to move Ubuntu to my USB drive to boot off of it to replace Windows: Could not move syslinux files in '/media/sasha/DA74-E37F':[Errno 2] No such file or ...
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Installing Ubuntu with Windows installer on Windows 8 machine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system I have a Windows 8 Ultrabook. I downloaded Ubuntu (release 12.04) and installed using the Windows ...
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Is it possible to use Ubuntu for Android on a Nexus 7 or is it just for the smaller mobile devices?

Just to clarify, I'm not talking about running Ubuntu instead of Android on the Nexus 7 but taking advantage of the Ubuntu on Android project using the Nexus 7. Is it possible? Also, is it in the ...
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How to downgrade Ubuntu after 12.10 issues? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? I installed 12.10 removing Windows XP on a Netbook. The installation was successfully but the system is working too slow. ...
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Java installation (or apt-get?) problem

Two weeks ago I made several successful Java installations without any problem following link http://www.ubuntugeek.com/how-to-install-oracle-java-7-in-ubuntu-12-04.html But today I faced a ...
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Install ubuntu from internal hdd

What's the best way to install Ubuntu on an old laptop that only boots from CD (not DVD) or HDD? I can't install from DVD or USB. Is there a way to transfer the HDD to another computer and create an ...
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How to install Sun Java jdk 6 on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Oracle JDK 6? The issue has been posted in various sites, but didn't get any of them working for me. Who can help me? I followed the instructions at ...
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I can't find partititions while installing Xubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubiquity doesn’t see any partitions on the Disk I'm running LiveCD Xubuntu on Windows 7. Once the installation begin, it shows: this computer currently has no ...
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What does /dev/sda mean while installing Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Only ‘sdb’ shows up when installing 12.04 on a new Dell inspiron 14z I am trying to install Ubuntu on my laptop. At the time of installation, "type" shows only /dev/sda. ...
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Did replacing Windows with Ubuntu completely remove Windows?

I booted from the Ubuntu ISO which I burned on a disk and installed Ubuntu, and chose the option to replace windows 7 with Ubuntu, now the version of windows 7 I was running was an illegal cracked ...
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Installing ubuntu from usb stick and help in partitioning

I'm a very new Ubuntu user, I tried using Ubuntu 12.10 desktop form a USB stick and found it interesting. I wanted to install it along with my Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit. I have 290.3 GB hard disk ...
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How to install BSNL evdo U500 data card in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install BSNL evdo card in Ubuntu 12.10 I am having a BSNL EVDO Rev A USB Data Card Model No.:T-U500 and want to install it in my Ubuntu which has no internet connection. ...
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No live media found when installing Ubuntu

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12 in to my desktop and once I insert the DVD in to my Rom the DVD ROM reads the disk but then it says "No live media found" I tried the same in my laptop it works ...
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Can I Install Wubi on a Logical partition?

My hard disk has 4 partitions: System (primary partition) C:(primary partition 200 GB) F: (Logical drive 246 GB) D: recovery(primary partition 20 GB) Can I install 12.04 by WUBI installation ...
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How to install Ubuntu using CLI commands from a live CD?

I was wondering if there is any way of installing Ubuntu from command line using the Ubuntu Live CD. I am aware of the alternate CD text install, but just wanted to know if its possible to do so from ...
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Linux Partition is not shown by fdisk

I want to reinstall my grub boot loader but when I boot Ubuntu from USB and type sudo fdisk -l on terminal, it don't show my linux partion which I need to know to reinstall grub.I had used this ...
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Problems with installing Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7

Despite others, the installation shows "Install alongside Windows 7" option but when I select that option, it asks to remove the installation drive and close the tray if any and press Enter. After I ...
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There is an error when I try to install virtual box into Ubuntu

When I tried to install virtual box in Ubuntu it showed up an error. It says dependency is not satisfiable: lib 9th - network (<>=4:4.5.3) Please let me know how to handle this error.
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How to completely uninstall gnome-shell and all extensions?

I'm having a bit of trouble getting the gnome-shell to work ever since I installed an extension (I don't know which) on 11.10. So what I would like to know is: How can I completely uninstall ...
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Shank installation problem

after several attempts I was not able to install Shank.I've download the bin and .deb (for 64bit architecture) files. The bin shows this message on launch: "No such file or directory". The Deb not ...
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how do I install lxml.etree in ubuntu 12.04? [closed]

I tried : apt-get install python-lxml but that gives this - Unable to locate package python-lxml
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How do I install uudecode?

I am using Ubuntu v12.10, 64bit, US English and am new to Linux and Ubuntu; hence detailed instructions are welcome. Could someone show me where and how to download uudecode? Also specific commands ...
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Samsung ultrabook usb stick install of Ubuntu fails, keeps booting windows

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a Samsung ultrabook via a usb stick. I've tried 12.04 both regular and alternate on 3 different USB sticks but not having success. The laptop just keeps booting into ...
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how to install g95 in ubuntu 12.04

I need the detail information about how to install g95 in ubuntu 12.04 step by step. I have followed the g95 manual but it still did not work.
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ubuntu 12.10, 12.04 “Unable to find medium containing a live file system”

When installing ubuntu via xen i get Unable to find medium containing a live file system i go the iso from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop and have been following this tuorial ...
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Wubi installation on external drive and installation options

I have 2 questions: 1) Can I install Ubuntu on an external drive using the Windows installer? And if I can and then remove the external drive from my computer, what will happen then? 2) What's the ...
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Installed Ubuntu for dual-boot only Windows comes up (tried boot-repair)

On my computer I have a dual-boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10. Ubuntu was just installed from a USB flash drive. After the installation finishes, my computer boots straight to Windows without any ...
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Ubuntu won't install from Live CD [closed]

Complete noob here. I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 from a Live CD. I told the computer to boot from the CD (it does) & it reads the CD & then quits with the Ubuntu dots just freezing. I ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on a 1.87 GB flash drive?

Can I install Ubuntu with a 1.87 GB flash drive, or is that too small? I'm sick of Windows but only have a 1.87 GB USB stick to install from. No DVDs.
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after install ubuntu 12.10, there's no anything just background and cursor

I'm a newbie and knew linux ubuntu a month ago. I just installed ubuntu 12.10 with windows xp. It's success, but after login just background, no bar, no button and there is no anything. What is the ...
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Installing Ubuntu: Dual-boot repartition exisiting Windows 7

I have been using Ubuntu for 5 years now and had no problem with dual-booting with Windows XP. I got a new laptop with preinstalled Windows 7 partitions. The problem is that although there are plenty ...
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Fastboot gets stuck while sending userdata image (raring preinstalled) to nexus 7

I am trying to install the latest pre-installed image of Ubuntu on my Nexus 7. However, I am stuck at flashing the userdata image. I have all my drivers and Android SDK updated. Having said that, ...