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Error while installing Ubuntu 12.10

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 on a netbook via USB. I've created an USB image with the GTK utility that comes with Ubuntu. When I try to boot it up, it shows an error message: ERROR: No ...
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installation for ubuntu 13 desktop amd64

installing ubuntu 13 desktop amd64 from usb and choosed ACPI-OFF and NOMODESET or what nots after choosing install alongside windows it just reebots and turns all black how will i solve this, ps. the ...
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Help with installing Cheese from package (12.04 LTS)

I need help with installing Cheese 3.8.3 from the package I downloaded on the website. The instructions attached with the file aren't clear enough for me.
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installaton error in php5 [duplicate]

i am using ubuntu 12.04lts i try to inslall php5 it create an error "1.Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied) 2.Unable to lock the administration directory ...
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Windows 8 OS not detected, 12.04 install (new computer build, UEFI/Secure Boot enabled)

I recently built a new computer with the intent to dual boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04. I first installed Windows 8, and elected to do so in UEFI mode with Secure Boot enabled. My understanding is ...
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Need suggestion which version of Ubuntu is suitable for my machine [duplicate]

I have a Acer Aspire 4720Z Laptop. Is powered by Intel Pentium Dual-Core 32 BIT Mobile Processor. 1 GB RAM (have additional 1 GB but currently it is corrupted would soon replace it) and 160 GB hard ...
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How do I install Eigen2?

Eigen is a C++ template library for linear algebra: matrices, vectors, numerical solvers, and related algorithms. I've been having trouble installing it. When I ran cmake ...
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How do you install a package in the official backports repository using synaptic?

I would like to install the current version of hedgewars into Ubuntu using synaptic, but I'm not sure the exact steps. I need to get my buddies playing.
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Why When I try to boot Ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop with USB drive does the screen go black and nothing happen? [duplicate]

I downloaded the 13.04 ISO from Ubuntu's website then checked the MD5 and It was perfect. Then installed it onto the USB drive using rufus. I have disable fast boot and It brings up a menu asking me ...
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Unable to access terminal

I've loaded ubuntu 12.04 LTS onto my Dell XPS 1530 (Vista) laptop, but am having serious issues. I can run ubuntu fine when testing it from the DVD, but after installation it says I must restart to ...
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Ubuntu install from usb hanging after loading USB devices

I'm on a Macbook Pro attempting to install Ubuntu from a USB stick. My install hangs after loading the USB devices. The cursor is blinking at the bottom but no input I've entered has produced any ...
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Install new version of Ubuntu on a dual boot XP /Ubuntu 11.04 system [duplicate]

My computer does not support a USB boot. It is an HP Pavilion dz6000 laptop. How can I install version 12.04 on my system? The computer has a little less than 1GB memory. Is that enough? version 11.04 ...
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Install Ubuntu 13.04 while having win-7 and linuxmint installed

The complete question is, I have Windows 7 installed as primary/default OS on my PC and i have installed linuxmint using wubi under windows. And now I want to install Ubuntu 13.04 so that I can start ...
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sudo apt-get install curl command not installing curl [duplicate]

I'm trying to install curl using the command: sudo apt-get install curl It shows me error saying E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Cant' dual install Xubuntu and Windows 7

Had Xubuntu 12.04 installed on my computer. Later on I decided to dual install Windows 7. I opened up GParterd and created a partition for Windows 7 and formatted it at NTSF. Well, when I try to ...
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Unable to install any linux based os in my HP PAVILION DV6 notebook

processor:intel core i7 ram:8gb HD:1TB I have windows 7 in my system. I tried to install ubuntu 11.04 and 12.04 both with wubi and with dvd.With wubi even when the installation is successfull the os ...
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Video shuts off during Kubuntu 13.04 install

I finally got the DVD Kubuntu 13.04 to start properly in UEFI, but I still have the problem of the Video shutting off my monitor during installation. When I click on "Install Ubuntu", or on "Check ...
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How to get a 13.04 repair install on a dual boot system - Grub problem

I tried to upgrade 12.10 to 13.04 and now have a dead system. The best way forward seems to be a repair install from the 13.04 live CD. Here is my setup: A homebuilt desktop PC: AMD X3 425 CPU, 4 GB ...
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Windows 7 64bit, Ubuntu 12_04.2 LTS dual boot - grub install errors

My Sony VAIO machine already has windows 7 installed from the factory, I cleaned it up so my hard disk setup is: *:System Reserved (350 MB) Primary NTFS C:WINDOWS (50 GB) Primary NTFS ...
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Please help me fix my Ubuntu installation and the bootloader issues

My situation is the following I have no Linux experience. I have a hard disk with two partitions. One used to have Windows 7 on it, the other one was recently formatted in preparation for an Ubuntu ...
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How to install cocos2dx on Ubuntu 13.04?

I have Ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop. I need to install cocos2dx on it. Does any one know how to install it? Please explain how to install.
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Replace windows 8 with windows 7 [closed]

Yesterday, I got my windows 8 BSoD on boot (reboot repeatedly) for "system thread exception not handled" so I can't do anything thus I installed ubuntu 12.04. still, I prefer windows for ...
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Microsoft Lync and IBM Rational clearcase

I want to install Microsoft lync in Ubuntu, i have tried with pidgin-sipe also, then also am not able to login to lync by using my company mail id. I want to install IBM Rational Clearcase in Ubuntu ...
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How I create animation like Flash [duplicate]

I need to do the small animations in Ubuntu 12.04 Please let me know what type of animation software are available for Ubuntu 12.04? If I can install the Adobe Flash Professional to my Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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unbutu iso version for dell inspiron 1150 [duplicate]

somebody through a dell Inspiron 1150 laptop(2004) with Ubuntu 10.10 on it but it needs a password which i don't have i tried to install 13.04 but i got an internal error message saying ...
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Ubuntu doesn't boot from live cd

i boot ubuntu 12.04 LTS from a live cd, it shows me the purples screen of ubuntu then it shows a black screen, it freezes and never boot, note that i have downloaded ubuntu 3 times and burned it on 3 ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 13.04 on Virtualbox “breaks”

i have tried to install many times the ubuntu linux distro on virtualbox and it worked like a charm. Today i have tried to re-install from scratch the latest ubuntu version (13.04) on the latest ...
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Why is my Ubuntu 12.04 not booting after GRUB? [duplicate]

I've seen a lot of similar issues, but none have quite answered my question. To elaborate, I am trying to dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 8. I am using a linux usb creator to boot linux. I ...
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Ubuntu 64 bit does not boot on i5 3210M

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 64-bit on my Lenovo E530 with i5 3210M CPU. According to this information: http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201202-10641/ It is officially supported. However, ...
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installation on hard disk does not go beyond 4.748030

While trying to install ubuntu on my hard disk, i found that the installation does not proceed beyond the step '4.748030- Driver supports precise vblank time stamp query'. Can anyone please help me on ...
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install ubuntu on my mac

i would like to know if ubuntu 13.04 will work on my early 2.8 ghz intel core 2 due 17" mac book pro with 8 gigs of ram and a NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT 512 MB graphics card
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Ubuntu install on macbook 2,1, boots to black screen with cursor [duplicate]

Ubuntu install on macbook 2,1, via usb, boots to black screen with a cursor as soon as i choose to boot it? how do i fix this? i cannot install via dvd as the superdrive is broken.
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I have tried to install ubuntu in my HP Proliant ML350e Gen8 Raid 5 server

I have tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP Proliant ML350e Gen8 Raid 5 server. While installing, it produced a fatal error on my monitor. Please note I have bought 3 servers in the same ...
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How do I download and not pay another 16 bucks? [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu 13.04 (64 b) and donated my 16 bucks, and I cannot find it on my computer anywhere.
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NetGear WN111v2 USB wireless dongle

My question is: how do I install the drivers for my Netgear WN111v2 USB wireless dongle?
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Install/Play Minecraft on Xubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I´ve just installed Xubuntu and installed java on it and I can't play minecraft and have no idea how to install it! Could anyone help me!
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After installation, Ubuntu lacks certain key features

I tried wubi to install Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Windows 7 Ultimate on my 32-bit laptop. But after the installation was complete, there were some features that were missing or wrong. Like I'm supposed ...
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12.04 base system won't install

I get to the install for the base system, but I get errors and it takes me to a menu to choose the next step of the install process. Why won't it install after I partition the disks? Using an ...
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How do I install ccmake?

How do I install ccmake (not cmake)? I have tried the following to no avail: sudo apt-get install ccmake
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How to install qt sdk (qt 4.x) by apt-get (the full version)?

I've installed QtSdk-offline-linux-x86-v1.2.1 on Ubuntu 12.10 it has some bugs, crashes all the time. It does not appear in the Ubuntu Software Center and would not upgrade to the new version by ...
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Problem after installing Ubuntu 12.10

After installing Ubuntu 12.10 in my virtual box, it ask for restart of the PC. When I click on restart, after some time, it shows virtual box has stop working. This happens every single time.
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How can I direct apt-get to download package and its dependencies to some other location?

How can I direct apt-get install package_name to download package and its dependencies to some other location instead of /var/cache/apt/archives?
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Is there a difference between “apt-get install kdm” and “apt-get install kubuntu-desktop”?

My question's title is pretty straightforward. Is there a difference between installing KDE with the command "apt-get install kdm" or "apt-get install kubuntu-desktop"? I'm installing Penguy OS on a ...
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Install 32-bit version of Oracle JDK 7 on a 64-bit Ubuntu?

I am using http://askubuntu.com/a/61873/23678 to install the 64-bit version of Oracle JDK 7 under Ubuntu 64-bit. Is there a way to tweak this mechanism to install the 32-bit JDK instead? If not, how ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 problem trial

I'm a newbee trying it for the first time. It loads at booth-up and I can see part of the the screen that you can choose install or try.However The mouse runs black line whenever I move it. Half of ...
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Ubuntu and Grub won't install to RAID0 partition

I'm at a complete loss, having searched all over the place and tried to get help on IRC. I booted the installer from a usb drive, and began installation. When I detect disks, it asks me if I want to ...
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How to install and execute Icecat 17.0 from tar file

How do I get the icecat 17.0 browser setup to run from the desktop, after I have untarred the tar file and created a folder for it? I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and I have tried using the ...
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LXDE desktop installation

How do I install the lxde desktop environment? I have it installed in Ubuntu, but cannot figure out how to install it so that it can be used.
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Image file downloaded from the website showing to be corrupt

I had a problem when I was trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 similar to this: Unable to install ubuntu 13.04 on HP p2-1334 desktop PC(preinstalled windows 8) - Blank screen/hang After, I downloaded ...
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problem to install ubuntu using flash drive

I have a problem when i want to install ubuntu using my flash drive. After I choose to install ubuntu along win 7,my laptop restarts and then I have to choose the boot device(my flash drive which ...