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Trouble installing Java due to “./install.sfx: not found” error

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I wanted to install Java and so I downloaded the 32-bit self extracting .bin file from http://www.java.com and tried to install it according to their instruction. ...
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“No root file system is defined” error during installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “No root file system defined” error while installing ubuntu I tried installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32 bit, but when I get to this and hit forward I get taken to a prompt ...
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How can i burn bigger audio tracks

I'm trying to burn 20hr until 30 hr mp3 tracks. Is there any software which can do that? Note: that i have bought cd's which are 30/70 hrs long and i'm trying to burn some mp3 tracks on audio cd's.
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How can I install Uplay on ubuntu?

As stated in title, how can I do it? When I start Uplay it gives me an error and it's all.
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Emerald installed but doesn't show in software center or synaptic?

I installed Emerald using instructions from here; I've have had a nice play with it but would now like to remove it. The package doesn't show in software centre or synaptic and is now causing me a ...
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Bootable 12.04 USB drive failing due to “Filesystem cannot be mounted…” error?

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 from a bootable USB drive to my OCZ 256GB SSD, and have had nothing but problems. At first it was hanging at a black screen but then, following some directions ...
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System in low-graphics mode [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? I am totally new to Linux, and Ubuntu. I bought ASUS X53E Notebook, erased Windows and installed Ubuntu. ...
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Can I install Ubuntu/Lubuntu on a pc with a video card that is not supported if I add `nomodeset` in using the live cd/usb?

I have a computer with a video card that has no Linux support. I discovered this issue while trying to use a persistent usb to boot from. I found that I can boot like that if I change options and ...
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Copying files from hard disk to LiveUSB

I am very new to Ubuntu. I am using the latest desktop version of Ubuntu 12.04. I have created a live USB and booted in to my desktop.I want to copy files from my desktop hard disk to the live USB so ...
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How do I do a full hard drive wipe and start back with just OS, and nothing else

I am going to be getting rid of a computer and giving it to a friend. I want to wipe all documents and files, all Ubuntu mods and applications and give it to him with no data or application but the ...
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Easytether .deb won't install due to errors

I am running Ubuntu 12.4 64amd. I cant get easy tether to install regardless of which version I use (32 or 64bit) but I keep getting an error when I try to run it in the command line. It tells me it ...
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Ubuntu starts a bit unexpectedly

When I first installed Ubuntu 20 days ago, it started like a purple screen appears with Ubuntu written and loading points and then the login screen. But now when it starts, it is like a purple screen ...
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screen resolution wrong -> black screen

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire One (netbook) with the help of wubi. The installation went fine, but after logging in my screen resolution was wrong. Because of that the desktop and ...
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Can I install 10.04 after 12.04?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 (32 bit) on a laptop with Windows 7 (32 bit): the bootloader is the GRUB version provided with Ubuntu 12.04. Now I would also install Ubuntu 10.04 (64 bit), without ...
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No wifi connection with Atheros wifi card ar2143, gui only works in wired connection

So I've been having multiple issues installing both 12.04 and natty narwhal 11.04. I installed from a usb drive both times exactly as ubuntu.com said to onto a custom build desktop with a Atheros ...
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How can I install ubuntu on a server that has openfiler already?

I am trying to install Ubuntu on this server Dell 1750, but it has openfiler. I reboot the server with the CD already in, but it won't read it or do anything. Are there any specific command on ...
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How to re-install Ubuntu without losing files? (Edit - Files lost - urgent help needed)

Sometime back I bought a second PC to serve as my backup machine, but I've never managed to have it as I would like. Now I want to start over, but I've messed so much with it's disks that I'm kinda ...
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Need Java for browser [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Java? I was surfing this site and it said I need Java installed. When I searched a bit, I found three Java type(?). Open jdk, sun Java and Oracle. I ...
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how can istall installtion jre-7u5-linux-x64 JAVA on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Java? I want to install jre-7u5-linux-x64 on Ubuntu 12.04 marwa@marwa-Vostro-1540:~$ sudo apt-get install [sudo] password for marwa: Reading package ...
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Eclipse juno can not open with error “ An error has occurred. See the log file”,ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to launch Eclipse for the first time. I have downloaded the package and installed it manually When i launch it i get an error. Here is the log file : !SESSION 2012-10-10 16:06:11.460 ...
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Install to a RAID 0 array from Windows

I have an ASUS MB with an NVIDIA RAID 0 array set up as my boot disc with 200Gb unformatted ready for Ubuntu. Will WUBI install onto this?
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Mac Bootable CD not loading

I''m trying to install (dualboot) Ubuntu on my Macbook with installed Mac OS X Mountain Lion with Intel processors, and am running into some issues. I can burn the disk .iso fine, but when the problem ...
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broken installation support

I was installing a Robotino package with Ubuntu Software Center. But then, USCenter hanged for so long so I kill USCenter with "kill PID" it's bad that I cannot recover the broken installation to ...
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RapidMiner on Ubuntu 12.04

I have fairly standard Ubuntu 12.04 and I would like to use RapidMiner. There are neither official packages for RapidMiner nor unofficial PPAs. When I download it from the official website and ran ...
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ubuntu 12.04 live cd installation process is extremely slow

It is on an older dell laptop( inspiron 1150 ) but it has 512mb ram, NVIDIA GeForce and an upgraded CPU. I am not an idiot and do not expect good performance on this OS but i just want to try it out ...
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I'm getting a black screen right after Install Ubuntu option on GRUB menu. Any ideas? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I've formatted my USB and remade the live USB twice. I tried editing editing the commands ...
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How can I install Wine without Internet?

I don’t have Internet, and I use Internet through a USB modem device which is supported in only Windows, so I tried to install Wine to run that software, and I downloaded Wine but it says dependency ...
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Installations: Passwords do not match

Installation: Downloaded WUBI from Ubuntu site today; therefore, I presume this is the latest version of WUBI. The first screen requires a user name and password. I enter both and receive an error ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12 on a dell inspiron 1501 BLACK SCREEN with vertical color lines [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have a Dell inspiron 1501 AMD and i want to install Ubuntu 12 BUT : I do not get to see the ...
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Problem using Windows Installer for Ubuntu Desktop

Once the installer begins to download Ubuntu an error occurs. An error occured Cannot download the meta link and therefor the ISO For more information please see the log file: c:\users..yadi ...
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Upgrade is interrupted and my Ubuntu system is somewhere between 11 and 12

My upgrade have been interrupted with the following terminal warning. I tried to re-upgrade my system for many times, but the same thing kept occurring. the last 4 lines in terminal (during upgrade): ...
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I Cannot install or remove packages

I tried to install the openoffice.org package but it gave an error. Now i cannot repair, remove or install nothing. The Software center of xubuntu gives this error log. Nothing seems to solve this. I ...
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How is the Ubuntu installation supposed to work?

I have given up on installing Ubuntu 12.04.01 for the sixth time. I finally got Windows XP to work again. So I blitzted the Ubuntu partition and the swap partition and was about to install the sixth ...
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Installing Brother DCP-7030 - aa-complain: Command not found [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to configure Brother DCP-7030 Scanner? I've only been using Ubuntu for a few months now (12.04 LTS), and decided to try to install my printer. Running through the ...
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What to do about “system running in low-graphics mode”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? My Dell which was 5 years old suddenly karked it and I had the "low graphics" black screen and useless ...
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Windows dual boot installation question

OK, i have windows 7 installed, i don't know weather or not it is in a partition in my c drive, but i have 450gb free space. when i install Ubuntu does it use ALL of the free space as a partition for ...
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Do I have to be careful if installing ubuntu on hdd with Win 8?

I have here a new system with win 8 RTM (Release to Manufacturers). Im not really working on windows, but I have to use this pc. There is another free partition so I could install ubuntu 12.04. I did ...
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Lubuntu 12.04 installation trouble

I have i problem! I can't install the Lubuntu 12.04 on my old pc. I only get to the point where I have entered all the needed information (hard drive, username, password etc). When the installation ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 12.04 from external Hard Drive using Mac

Recently, I upgraded the RAM and hard drive on my Early 2008 Macbook to improve the performance. Rather than throw away the old hard drive, I bought an enclosure for it to turn it into an external ...
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System Cannot boot when trying to install 12.04

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 for two days now. Thats something pretty strange because normally thats done in about half an hour. It doesn't boot whatever I try. I got several different types of ...
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Ubuntu stuck on login screen and it goes black

I recently install the latest version of Ubuntu and it went perfect. Since that is stuck in login screen and I can't even type anything from keyboard and use my mouse to do something. Then after 5 ...
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Installing Ubuntu retaining NTFS drives

I have Windows Vista pre-installed on my laptop. I have 4 NTFS drives (c,d,e,f) on my laptop. I have OS installed on c drive and my data on other drives. Now, I have to switch to Ubuntu completely. ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu on an HP Pavilion ze1202 with 256MB RAM

I want to install Ubuntu on an HP Pavilion ze1202 with 256MB RAM but I can't install. Any help? I tried installing it twice already and either its RAM is too slow but it shows the installation page. ...
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Error while “make check” for glib-2.32.4

I get the following error while installing glib. ERROR:thread.c:147:test_thread4: assertion failed: (thread == NULL). Can anyone let me know what is the issue?
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Installing multi-boot Linux system

I have a dual (XP/Linux) boot Compaq Presario S4500UK with a couple of spare partitions on the boot drive which I want to use for testing different Linux distros/configs before installing them on ...
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Steam, Team Fortress 2 black screen? [closed]

I installed Steam with Winetricks and used Steam to install tf2, but when I tried to boot, all I see is the logos and then a black screen. What did I do wrong?
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Ubuntu installation does not detect Windows 7

I was trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 with an installed Windows 7. I was following all steps on page, but it just simply does not gives me option to click Install them by side. It just tells that ...
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Ubuntu CD Not Booting!

I am trying dual booting Ubuntu 12.04.01 LTS with Windows 7. So I downloaded the ISO from the site, burned it on a DVD. Now when I run wubi.exe (as auto play) it says Pemission Denied. After googling ...
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WUBI Install freezes on startup [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? Ok, I don't completely know of all the specifications, but installing Ubuntu 12.04.1 on my cousin's old Windows XP computer, an old ...
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Getting an error when using 'make' command (installing aircrack-ng on Ubuntu 12.04)

I followed these instructions. I edited the common.mak file successfully and when I ran make I get this error: mohd-arafat-hossain@TUD:~/aircrack-ng-1.1$ make make -C src all make[1]: Entering ...