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strings: '/lib/libc.so.6': No such file

I just started to use Ubuntu. I installed the 12.04 64bit Ubuntu. Java and Eclipse are installed and working fine. When I install Accurev, I got the following error: Preparing to install... ...
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Cannot found compizconfig package [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Update Manager reports a “404 - Failed to fetch” for a deb file I tried to install on software center but can't found package: Failed to fetch ...
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Installing Canon LBP2900b printer in 12.10

I installed Canon LBP2900B 's driver from canon's support page in Ubuntu 12.10. In printers section it is showing my printer as LBP2900 (not as LBP2900B). I can open its properties, can send a ...
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Failed to fetch http://np.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/k/krb5/libkrb5-3_1.10+dfsg~beta1-2ubuntu0.3_i386.deb 403 Forbidden

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit with kernel 3.2.0-26-generic and GNOME 3.4.1. when I run the upgrade manager, I get the option for partial upgrade and details show: install (11) remove (1) upgrade ...
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How to update to the latest version of Ubuntu (12.10)

I am attempting to update my computer's operating system with ubuntu 12.10. How do I update my operating system to ubuntu 12.10 when I am already using 12.04? How can I create a disc onto which to ...
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How can I install Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to switch over to Ubuntu 12.04 OS from Windows7. Where from and how can I get an installation CD of this OS, with an user manual.I do not know much about Ubuntu and I am not very tech savvy as ...
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Can't install several development libraries

I can't install several packages. Here's what happened. I installed Ubuntu 12.04, added ppa:ricotz/testing and then upgraded to 12.10. My system works fine, but apt-get build-dep gnome-terminal for ...
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Cannot install anything through Terminal - apt-get -f install

I get this when ever i try and install anything with th Terminal: You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gimp : Depends: ...
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How to install Autodesk Maya 2013 on Ubuntu 12.10?

I am trying to install Autodesk Maya 2013 in ubuntu 12.10 but I don't know where to start. How can I do it?
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problem met when installing usb wireless card. RT2870

usb wireless adapter: rt2870 operation system: debian 6 Things I've done: 1, download drive from http://www.ralinktech.com 2, unzip to /home/vincent 3, open /home/vincent/RT2870/os/linux/config.mk ...
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How to switch off automatic kernel updates? [duplicate]

Now Nvidia with Optimus and glfrx and Bumblebee works fine here. I want to stay with kernel 3.5.0.22 and not being automatically updated again. How do I switch off automatic kernel updates?
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Can I do a full-install of Ubuntu 12.04 on a USB stick FROM the USB stick itself?

I have only one 16 GB FAT 32 file system formatted USB drive, pen drive, flash-memory drive, or whatever you wish to call it. I would like to format it from my LiveUSB distro in memory, and format to ...
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How to get Ubuntu Server installed from Ubuntu Minimal?

Once I install Ubuntu minimal, then I have option to customize it the way I want. I can either use it as such with the terminal mode, Make it ubuntu desktop by apt-get install ubuntu-desktop Make it ...
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After changing password, Ubuntu won't recognize any password [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reset a lost administrative password? I wanted to change my password and tried to do so in the system settings, but when I clicked the button Change, the ...
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how to install Gimpshop/Gimphoto in 12.04? (and what to remove first)

Here's what I've done: installed GIMP removed GIMP autoremoved GIMP downloaded Gimphoto .deb package I'm new to installing things out of terminal/software center. What did i miss? What ...
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How do I install MingGW-64 bit? [duplicate]

How do I install MingGW-64 bit? What sudo commands must I issue? I am new to Ubuntu and have 12.10, 64 bit, US English installed.
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Ubuntu Install - Won't fit on CD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I burn the 12.10 790MB ISO to a CD? iso image too big for a cd Ubuntu won't fit on a CD I need to install to a clean drive and have downloaded Ubuntu 12.10. The ...
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Install Code::Blocks 12.11 on Ubuntu

Just downloaded the codeblocks .bz2, extracted it and have a bunch of files which I dont know what to do with. A friend once showed me how to install it using the command line, but I cant remember ...
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I cannot install Python modules

When I try to use pip or easy_install I am getting following errors for any kind of modules I try to install. I ve looked for all the output errors but I dont understand th reason behind. Searching ...
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How can I dual boot with an Asus G55VW?

I just bought a new Asus G55VW ROG notebook. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 8 without success. I tried several different things: I installed from Windows using wubi. Now ...
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apt-get upgrade fails with `Permission denied`

I have recently installed 12.04 and all seemed to be well, until today when I got a series of errors when trying to run apt-get upgrade: $ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done ...
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Is Ubuntu supposed to run hot if it's installed alongside Windows 7?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 and the fan has been running a little hot for a good bit. Even when I switch to Windows 7, it's running hot. It didn't do this before I installed Ubuntu. I have an HP DV6 ...
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Ubuntu crashed once shortly after partitioning during install. My second attempt was successful, but I have some concerns

Is there something I should check, or a procedure I should perform, to make sure that nothing is wrong with my hard-drive or partitions? And I noticed that I wasn't asked to define a partition size ...
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How can I install my own fonts from several subfolders?

(System: Xubuntu 12.10 with XFCE) Hello, I have a folder named Fonts on my windows partition which is mounted automatically on boot (why, I don't know, but I like it!). The fonts are sorted in ...
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Why does booting 12.10 dump me into GRUB?

I used the Ubuntu Windows installer to dual boot Ubuntu 12.10 and my already installed Windows 8. Ubuntu came up after the boot when the process was through with the installation. When I attempt to ...
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Skype-bin not installable — 'held broken packages'

I'm having trouble installing skype. I'm having the same issues as detailed in this thread; Installing skype will not work - skype-bin not installable, and 'held broken packages' and I am ...
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Which Operating System is it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu with Windows, which is left and right when allocating space? today I decided to install Ubuntu. Just one problem after clicking install alongside ...
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Cannot Install anything from the Software Center in 12.10

I just downloaded 12.10 and I can't seem to download and install anything, from plugins to programs, from the Software Center. It says Not Found. There isn’t a software package called “name” in ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Windows Mobile Device

I have a Motorola MC659B running Windows Mobile Professional 6.5 on it. I'd really like to have some variation of Ubuntu running on this device. Can someone point me in the right direction?
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Why did my Ubuntu installation fail?

I tried cleaning the partition which had Ubuntu installed (but was corrupted somehow and I wanted to reinstall) - I used gparted for it. After deleting the partitions which contained ubuntu (I had ...
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Installing UBUNTU 12.04 on ASUS Zenbook UX32A

I used to use UBUNTU on my old pc. I have just bought my first laptop an ASUS UX32A. I have created a USB (working one i hope) I am not sure how to go about doing this and where I should down load ...
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Issue installing modem ZTE AC682 UI on Ubuntu 12.0.4

Unable to make connection to Internet using my modem ZTE AC682 UI on Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS iwan@iwan-Quadra-NE-1003:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device ...
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Ubuntu Compatibility on the Lenovo B580 laptop

I'm planning to buy a new laptop and I would like to use Ubuntu as my OS. I've zoomed in on this Lenovo: Model: B580 Specs: Intel Core i5-3210M,(Dual-Core), 3 MB Cache 4(+4) GB RAM, Intel HM77 ...
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How do I install 10.04 on a Vortex86DX embdedded system?

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a Netcom NC-499 board that contains a Vortex86DX processor. The processor vendor claims support for Ubuntu 10.04 but I am having problems installing it. I am trying to ...
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How can I install ubuntu from the ISO in Windows?

I don't have a usb stick or discs available to boot from, so is there anyway I can use the ISO image to install from within windows? I tried using the Windows installer but the download keeps ...
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How to install a web app after dismissing it initially? [duplicate]

There are some web apps that I decided not to install initially; I selected "Do not ask again" for the prompt. Now that I have changed my mind, how do I go about installing that web app for a ...
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GParted is stuck on “shrink file system” (hfs+)

I'm trying to install ubuntu 12.10 on am mac book pro 8.2 as a dual boot. After disabling journaling on the mac hfs+ partition, I booted from the ubuntu mac cd and started gparted. There, I resized ...
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How to disable downloading, file transfer and installation option in ubuntu?

How to disable or password protect downloading, file transfer and installation option in ubuntu ? Or how to customize it so that the we cannot download, transfer and install any extra file after the ...
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Why Lubuntu runs fine from USB flash drive as LiveCD, but is extremely slow when installed on the same USB disk?

I have a strange problem. I have latest Lubuntu 12.04 on my USB flash drive installed as live installation (LiveCD mode). Everything runs fine and smooth, no problem with speed of the system. But ...
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Has the software selection changed in the Server Installation?

I've installed Ubuntu Server about half a year ago and i accidentally chmoded a+rwx / (yep not a good idea). So i downloaded the 12.04.1 and the software selection section of the installation has ...
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No option to install Ubuntu from USB

I've finally decided to delve into the world of LINUX, however I'm already experiencing problems before the installation. I followed the instructions to put Ubuntu on a USB stick. It IS on there and ...
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How do I install 4shared?

My Linux is Edubuntu 12.04 LTS. After downloaded & installing successfully "desktop4shared-1.3_1-all" package, 4shared doesn't work on my platform.
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Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 8

1) I tried the methods given in the forum without much luck. I have a Sony Vaio Windows 8 -preinstalled laptop. I downloaded ubuntu and copied it to flash drive and tried to reboot - I get a message ...
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installing ubuntu on windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system I have a windows 8 preloaded computer(an Acer aspire m touch) and no luck with the shift+restart ...
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New to UBUNTU, need a learning experience [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu? I am quite new to UBUNTU. I have just read a book on UNIX. I have no practical experience about working on Linux. Can anyone help me out on how ...
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i want to run single o.s ,how to install ubuntu?

I am running Windows 8 , and I want to format the C drive and only use a single OS (Ubuntu) run in my computer. I did install Ubuntu alongside Windows and it install and take more time so I shutdown ...
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ubuntu installation does not detect my disk partition by created by windows 8

I have bought a new Asus k55vj laptop and I have installed Windows 8. Now i want to install ubuntu 12.10 but ubuntu installation does not detect my disk partition. It only shows all hard disk and want ...
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12.04 64bit Installation hangs at “Copying installation logs”

When I install 12.04 64bit from CD, the installation hangs at "Copying installation logs". I checked the ISO is correct and burned the CD at the slowest speed. I also tried to install from USB stick, ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 12.10 without installing video drivers?

So I have an old (got it FREE) laptop that my mom gave me after she spilled coffee on it. I was able to clean it and get it running Windows XP. I was only able to do this by letting it BSOD and ...
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Any way to check dvd before i install? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I check the integrity of a downloaded Ubuntu CD? I am running the live 12.04 desktop iso. Its working fine but i've had my share of bad installs and would like ...