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Installing ImageMagick for C(++) on Ubuntu 12.10

I'm having a hard time installing the ImageMagick software for Ubuntu 12.10. So, I want the C and C++ API, not much more. Now when I go to imagemagick.org, they have a binary package for unix, ...
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Install Ubuntu in a specific partition side by side with windows 7 [duplicate]

i have one question. My computer have two partition. First is 32GB with windows 7 and the other empty space is 22Gb and i would like to install Ubuntu in it. How to do it? Because i always encounter ...
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If I use wubi to install on the same driver as Windows XP, what will happen? [duplicate]

Will all XP files be deleted? I'm new to Ubuntu and all I want to know is if those files of XP won't get lost at all.
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Which Google Chrome version should I install for my system?

The computer is a Toshiba Satellite system, and it was left here by an old roommate who destroyed the Windows 7 operating system. He repaired it by installing Ubuntu on it. We are in desperate need of ...
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Cloning packages from dpkg -l

I'm setting up a new machine, and I need to make sure it has all the same packages as one in England being used for a similar project. To that end, I have the results of a dpkg -l call from the ...
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Install Ubuntu on a seperate hard-drive in dualboot

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 on a hard-drive that is separate from the one Windows 7 is on. I have two drives in my computer and the second is unused and blank. However, when I go to install ...
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Would i be able to update 12.04 LTS to 13.04? [duplicate]

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS , would i be able to update my system to 13.04 without losing my data? And how i will do it? Can Anyone Tell me?
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Remove drive partitions before Installing 12.04?

I have an old box and want to switch to Ubuntu 12.04. It has two hard drives. The first is a 40 gig disk that runs Windows XP; the other is 80 gigs partitioned into 40, 20, and 20 gigs. I am ...
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Install Lightscribe on 64 bit AMD Error

I am trying to install lightscribe on a 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04. I have installed the 32 bit libs and I keep getting the following message: tedsch47@Ted-Laptop:~/Downloads/Programs$ sudo dpkg --install ...
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JDK x64 fails to unpack in Ubuntu 13.04

New to ubuntu, I have just installed the OS in my VMPlayer. I am trying to install Oracle (Sun) Java 6 onto my Ubuntu 13. As per the instruction given here I download jdk-6u45-linux-x64.bin from the ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 - Kdenlive doesn't work

Hi I've installed Kdenlive, but when I open "for the first time", it closes automatically. How can I resolve this problem? Version of Kdenlive: 0.9.6 Installed using: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Installed ubuntu on wrong hard drive, how do I remove?

I have a 128gb SSD with Windows 7 installed and a 500gb disk partioned into 100gb and 400gb. I incorrectly installed Ubuntu on the 400gb partition and as a result have no option to select Ubuntu as an ...
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When reinstalling Ubuntu, should I install the latest version or the version originaly installed on the machine?

I have inherited a laptop1 from a colleague that originally came with Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneric Ocelot) installed. I am planning a clean reinstall of the OS to clean her data and set it up as my machine. ...
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Where to install Ubuntu?

I've decided to install Ubuntu on a Hard Drive to run programs on, etc., so that my family is not "bothered" with them. I purchased a 1TB HD, that is accessible through USB 1/2/3, and I've decided to ...
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Multiple Preseeds

I just installed and successfully did a test MAAS installation using the generic preseed that comes with MAAS. My organization is looking at MAAS to scale our Ubuntu-based infrastructure, and we were ...
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How do I install g77?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32bit-i386) in my desktop PC. I need g77 compiler for some specific applications. The app can only be installed after having g77 compiler. This specific app is designed ...
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Computer Boot/Installation Failure

I recently tried to insatll Kubuntu and it failed. It completely removed everything off of my HDD and there is no operating system. Everytime I try to install a Distro it fails during instillation. I ...
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Cannot install, screens keep flashing never load ubuntu 13.04

I'm trying to install ubuntu in an old computer (pentium4, 1.5mhz, 512mb ram). After installing from a cd, the screen started to flash and ubuntu never loaded. I read that Nvidia's graphics card ...
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How to Install Ubuntu on separate hard drive in a dual boot? [duplicate]

I have already installed Win 7 on C drive now I want to install Ubuntu on E drive which is free partition. How to install?
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Lubuntu Unable to Boot/Install

So I did something very stupid. I was using Xubuntu. I wanted to try Lubuntu so I installed the Lubuntu Desktop Flavor. Thinking that I had installed the whole thing, I uninstalled Xubuntu. Through ...
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Ubuntu won't recognize my video card and shows white screen with unintelligible characters

I just installed Ubuntu to run side-by-side with a yet to be activated Window 7 Ultimate. I tried both of the 32-bit version of Ubuntu and both say they don't recognize my video card after the ...
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How can I install programs downloaded form Internet? [closed]

I can't run programmes that I have just downloaded from the net, like Google Chrome, because I open them with Achieve Manager, but it doesn't work. why?
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Ubuntu freezes at installation-dialog and at live-boot

i´m quite new to ubuntu/linux, because i prefered using windows, yet. Now i have a older notebook that runs very slow with windows xp and consumples a lot of battery. So i choosed to use a more ...
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I want to change from 64 bit Ubuntu 12.10 to 32 bit [closed]

I had installed Ubuntu 12.10 amd64 Desktop on my laptop, but I realized my laptop's hardware is not meant for 64 bit Ubuntu. (I also have Windows 7 installed in another partion) Is there any way to ...
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Installing Ubuntu, stuck on partitioning

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 on my computer and I'm stuck on partitioning. I get the message: "Some of the partitions you created are to small. Please make the following partitions at least ...
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How do you clean install a program?

I fear I may have deleted all of the loops in Ardour and would like to do a clean install. How do you do this?
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Error installing SHA

I'm trying to install SHA using the following command perl -MCPAN -e 'install Digest::SHA' I also tried using: sudo cpan 'install Digest::SHA' But i'm getting a linker error: ...
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UBUNTU WINDOWS8 [duplicate]

Hi there i want to use 2 different operating systems on my laptop it have highly definitions but i need to know this: i have windows 8 installed i have 1 Hard disk not divided into 2, on my laptop ...
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How To Dual Boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu in 32GB SSD

In my System I have a 32GB SSD and a 500GB HDD. I want to dual Boot My Windows OS and Ubuntu OS in the Same SSD HardDisk..but i am Unable to do that...afterwards i tried to install Both the OS in my ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 12.10 install no desktop or wing bar [duplicate]

After a fresh installm of ubuntu 12.10 (complete erase) after logging in it appears i have no taskbar or much of anything, although i can still execute my terminal with CTRL+ALT+T. i looked around a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04-2 does not install with UEFI [duplicate]

I'm in trouble to instal Ubuntu in Insipiron 14z. I've already created this question (that was wrongly marked as duplicated): First question But, the error seems to be with UEFI. If I disable ...
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installing ubuntu along side win 7 [duplicate]

I have this laptop(ASUS) which came pre-installed with windows 7 home basic. I excited to join Linux world installed Fedora 18 on other partition. Fedora ran OK but my windows 7 doesn't boot any more. ...
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How to install “PPS Media for ubuntu”?

I am a Ubuntu newbie from Hong Kong. I want to install "PPS Media for Linux Ubuntu" into my computer. Firstly, I downloaded a package from http://dl.pps.tv/pps_linux_download.html. However, when I ...
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How not to install recommended and suggested packages?

I use Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit, I did the following, sudo gedit /etc/apt/apt.conf and added APT::Install-Recommends "false"; APT::Install-Suggests "false"; but did not work. When I try to install a ...
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Will installing Ubuntu using Wubi erase Windows? [duplicate]

I have an HP laptop with 2 partitions: C: and D:, with windows 7 installed in the C: drive and D: is the Recovery partition. When I try to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using Wubi, it only shows the C: ...
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Newbie - Trouble with Install Freezing [duplicate]

I recently booted up an old PC Tower of mine (like from 2003) because I wanted a PC to use for writing. It has XP on it, but it is stuffed to the gills with old programs and files, so much so that I ...
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Openjdk Java in Ubuntu 12.04 missing [duplicate]

I'm install OpenJDK Java on my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop using the following command: sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk But I keep having java not found: The program 'java' can be found in the ...
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How do I fix “sorry, a problem occurred while installing software blcr-dkms”?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 running smoothly without any problems. Until recently, I have been receiving this pop-up stating sorry, a problem occurred while installing software Package: blcr-dkms Ubuntu ...
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Installing Ubuntu on an old PC running Windows 8 Consumer Preview

I have an old PC running Windows 8 Consumer Preview. The PC initially had Windows Vista. I downloaded the 32 bit version of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and made a bootable pendrive. In the Ubuntu installation ...
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Installation loop?

Okay, I have downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I can not get it to install. I have put it onto a 4gb SDHC card and set it to boot up. My problem is that when I try to install, i click on "install ...
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installation i386 Ubunto desktop 13.04

I am trying to install "ubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.iso" on a Dell optiplex gx270. I used "Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.3.5" to get it on an external Seagate Freeagent USB harddrive. No problem. I ...
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Installing Nvidia Drivers on 13.04 and Removing Loading Choice Screen on Startup

I am brand new to Ubuntu, after many years with Windows and a dabble with OSX, so please go easy on me. Yesterday, after ruining the pre-installed Windows 8 with the Ubuntu install I had to install ...
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Ubuntu not booting from CD or USB, how can I make sure OS finds my drive?

I've been trying several different installation methods to install Ubuntu on my partition. No matter what kind of installation type (CD or USB), I get the same error message. At first I assumed I was ...
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Can't find mediatomb or minidlna to install on ubuntu-server

Installed ubuntu-server 12.04LTS (64bit) but cannot install mediatomb and minidlna. The reason is that "apt-get mediatomb install" can not find it. The same when I try it for minidlna. How can I ...
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Which Ubuntu ISO should I burn for my system?

When I am downloading Ubuntu to burn it and install on a partition, I keep getting the amd version (ubuntu-12.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso). I don't have an amd processor but I have intel i7 3740QM. On the ...
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Command Fails: sudo apt-get install linux-image-extra-`uname -r`

When I run, sudo apt-get install linux-image-extra-`uname -r` I get Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package ...
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Installation of GRUB boot loader to hard disk fails

I am installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on an IBM 3650 M2 with a hardware raid5 with three partitions: sda1 /boot - 1 GB, ext3 sda2 lvm - 1 TB, ext4 sda3 swap - 24GB During the GRUB installation, I ...
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How do I install Sheetmaker?

Sheetmaker generates Moviesheets and similar coversheets for TV-Shows. I would like to install Sheetmaker, but it looks a bit complicated for me. I have downloaded and followed the installation ...
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Install Windows alongwith ubuntu 13.04

I have a laptop with ubuntu 13.04 installed in 500gb hard disk. I want to install windows 8 alongside with it(dual boot). I tried installing 13.04 alongside (already existing) windows 8 but failed. so ...
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Downloading Ubuntu to Computer with No OS

I recently got back my computer from a hard drive breakdown. I got back the computer with everything except an operating system. I was hoping to be able to download Ubuntu to at least have an ...