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Which Installation Process Should I Choose On The Virtual Machine?

This is what I have done so far: Downloaded the ISO for Ubuntu Downloaded and installed Oracle VM VirtualBox Set up my virtual machine in VirtualBox Mounted the Ubuntu ISO in my virtual machine ...
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Does installing Ubuntu affect the files in my Windows installation?

I'm looking to install Ubuntu 11.04 and I've been reading through the sites instructions but I am still wondering that if i were to install it would it keep all of my original files from my windows 7 ...
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Update Manager fails to check for updates

The Update Manager is giving me a problem. Each time I hit the Check for updates button, I get the following error: W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/weather-indicator-team/pp/ubuntu/dists/...
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Can't get past the Ubuntu loading screen when installing [closed]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 11.04 onto some custom made PC that my father in law tried building. It had Windows on it, but he wants Ubuntu so he asked me to do it. I've installed Ubuntu 11.04 on a ...
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Won't install on an hp Pavilion with a Radeon HD6470M

I have recently purchased an HP Pavilion with a Radeon HD 6470M card that is not supported. Until I found that out I reinstalled Ubuntu several times and eventually got some basic drivers to work. Due ...
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Puppet server cannot find certificate request when importing certificate

I am trying to install puppet server and client in two Ubuntu 10.04. one Ubuntu server which has puppet master and Ubuntu client which has puppet client. **I referred the below link for installation**...
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How do I install wunderlist?

Wunderlist is a todo list, and apparently they now have Linux support. How do I install it?
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crosspaltformui problem with MTS Mblaze

I have tried to install MTS Mblaze in my Karmic Koala. But it failed. When I am trying to use synaptic manger it says that software index is broken. So I am unable to do any updates. I have already ...
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How to install Open64 Compiler?

Open64 is the compiler maintained by AMD, here are the links: http://developer.amd.com/tools/cpu-development/x86-open64-compiler-suite/ and the Community Maintained one http://www.open64.net/home.html ...
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How to install libraries?

When I was installing the application (tracker-0.10.24) I've got this message: Package requirements (glib-2.0 >= 2.26.0 gobject-2.0 >= 2.26.0 ...
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Recover files in Ubuntu from USB stick

I have Ubuntu 11.04 running from a USB stick. I think I ran some updates in terminal and now it has a kernel panic during boot up. Is there a way I can get hold of files I saved when Ubuntu was ...
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Unable to install GRUB

Unfortunately (as you can see) I cannot install grub. I have tried /dev/sda as well. Here is my partitioning schema: Troubleshooting + problems: Installed Windows 8 to logical partition (somehow ...
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“Multiple active partitions” error

I already have Ubuntu 11.04 (which I installed with WUBI) and Windows 7. I also want to install Ubuntu 11.10 Beta. When I boot with the Ubuntu USB, I get the error: Multiple active partitions. Then,...
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How do I install the Frutiger font?

Couldn't find it in Synaptic nor in help.ubuntu
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How can I switch from Desktop to Server without reinstalling via CD?

I recently installed Ubuntu Desktop on an older machine, and the performance isn't what I'd like. I'd like to switch it over to Server (server kernel, drop the GUI, etc) with minimal hassle. What's ...
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SSD install problem on Dell Mini 10v

Long story short: I was a happy user of the first generation (screen resolution: 1024x576), with a 8GB SSD. But SMART warned me about a forthcoming disk error, so I had purchased one OCZ Vertex Plus ...
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What does “Missing Operating System” on boot mean?

So I've got my new computer now, one without any operating system. I have my ubuntu all ready on a USB, it's plugged into the computer. I turn on the computer, it shows a splash screen, then it goes ...
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Kernel panic when booting from USB

I downloaded ubuntu-11.04-desktop-amd64.iso and used Universal-USB-Installer-1.8.6.3.exe to format my USB stick und put the ISO on it. When I tried to install from it, I've got a kernel panic just ...
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How do I install an older version of the php5-mhash package?

I have my PHP Version pinned at 5.2.x, Here is the command line output php -version PHP 5.2.10-2ubuntu6 with Suhosin-Patch 0.9.7 (cli) (built: Oct 23 2009 16:30:10) Copyright (c) 1997-2009 The PHP ...
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How do I fix an installation error message saying: executing grub-install /dev/sda3 failed? [closed]

When installing the newest Ubuntu 11.04 on an Acer Aspire 1 netbook, the installer said no bootable programs found or something to that effect, so I made another partition of 5 gigs and ...
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How to I install Glassfish on Ubuntu from the command line?

I have a Linux machine (Ubuntu) and I installed GlassFish and everything worked fine. The thing is, I was using Linux from the desktop UI and the installer featured a graphical wizard. I am ...
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PowerPC version of Ubuntu 10.10 or 10.04 wont boot on my Mac

Startup Disk does not see it as bootable. Holding down C gives up and ejects it. I have tried PPC version of CDs for both Lucid and Maverick.The machine is a 867 MHz PowerPC G4 with 512 MB RAM.I Got ...
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Installing a Wacom Bamboo One Pen (CTE-460)

I've been looking around and following guides to get it working, but haven't gotten anything that works. Here's some information: lsusb: Bus 003 Device 003: ID 056a:006a Wacom Co., Ltd dmesg | ...
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How to Configure/Install HotSpotShield?

How to Configure/Install HotSpotShield under Ubuntu 11.04; Are there any other OpenSource VPN thru which we can see sites like www.hulu.com which are restricted outside of USA especially thru ...
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Blank screen after GRUB (64 bit) - cannot install Ubuntu [closed]

My laptop's specs: Lenovo IdeaPad Z570 Intel Core i5-2410M @ 2.3Ghz 6 Gb RAM DDR3 640 Gb ATAPI Hard-disk Drive @ 5,200 RPM NVIDIA GeForce G520M with Optimus switching technology Broadcom 802.11n ...
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How to install VPNPPTP?

In manual it seems obvious but I don't understand how to run this application. The full name of file is vpnpptp_setup-en-Linux-x86_64-Install.tar.gz Inside the archive it has ready to run application....
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How do I install Gournal?

I am trying to install Gournal and I can't because of a missing dependency which doesn't appear to be in natty? gournal : Depends: libgnome2-print-perl but it is not installable
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What is the correct way of removing a linux partition in a dual boot system?

I have setup a dual boot system in my home computer with XP and Ubuntu in that order. I want to know how to remove the linux partition without screwing up the bootloader? I want to know this because ...
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How to install aptitude without an internet connection?

I've just installed Ubuntu 11.04 and there no internet connection. Firstly I've tried sudo apt-get install aptitude, but it says that there's no installation for this. Then I downloaded on USB ...
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Should I download the ISO image again for the latest version?

Here is the thing. I got new SSD and want to run clean install of Ubuntu 11.04 on it. I have install usb which I made right after 11.04 was released. And my question is - should I now download again ...
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How can I fix a “disk not ready error” when booting from USB?

I installed Ubuntu and everything went ok. I did it by looking at this guide http://www.linuxbsdos.com/2011/05/23/install-ubuntu-11-04-on-external-hard-disk/ Then when it boots from USB I get this ...
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Why is the latest version of Miro not in the repositories? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why isn't Ubuntu using the latest versions of some applications? What's the reason that the available version of "miro" is only 3.5.1 in Ubuntu 11.10? The latest ...
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not able to download anything on software center [closed]

i started with ubuntu just about 3-4 hours ago. I did only install it for some software-developement purposes (ruby, phyton, perl, etc.). When i'm going to get any kind of applications over the ...
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Installing fresh Ubuntu on another partition from a Wubi installed Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu with Wubi on a Windows XP partition (/dev/sda1). I had an Ubuntu install (8.04) which failed to upgrade on /dev/sda2. But now, I have three layers of boot managers stacked: ...
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how to mount / with encrypted lvm root during installation?

In order to understand Linux better, I'm trying to manually configure an encrypted root lvm partition . I have already tried this with the Ubuntu server installer by choosing the lvm encrypted option ...
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How do I get the ruby prompt with Ruby 1.8 package

I have installed ruby1.8 and ruby1.8-dev packages but it doesnt respond to the ruby command at the command line. ruby The program 'ruby' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Error: Failed to lock the package manager

Ever since I installed Ubuntu 10.10 I've been getting this error when trying to install ANYTHING via software center and have only been able to install software via Synaptic and apt-get. I 'm sure ...
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Ubuntu doesn't see my partitions correctly

I bought a new desktop and installed Windows 7 first. I am now trying to instal Ubuntu 11.04, but it doesn't see my partions corectly. Any thoughts are appreciated. Thanks. Here is the windows setup:...
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Cannot install Maverick Meerkat

I have a low-end PC am tired of Windows so I tried to install Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat on my system. I really don't know what's wrong. After I booted my system with the LiveCD that I got from ...
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How to install google earth?

I've downloaded the googleearth_6.0.3.2197+0.6.0-1_i386.deb package. When I try installing it, it gives the following warning: The package is of bad quality The installation of a package which ...
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Advisable to install with “UEFI-only” or “Legacy” BIOS setting on Lenovo Thinkpad?

I got a new Lenovo Thinkpad. I'm preparing to install Ubuntu on the computer. The BIOS settings give me the choice of setting it to "UEFI-only" or "Legacy." I'd prefer to use UEFI-only because it's ...
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Installation from USB flash drive froze after boot

I am trying to install Ubuntu 11.04 on a computer that has Windows on it. I created an USB stick with Ubuntu's utility included on the live CD and the restarted and booted from USB. After i get the ...
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How to find the last listing of installed application thru APT

How to find the last listing of installed application on ubuntu. Is there any way to find thru APT. I see that command "last" - used to listing of last logged users. Is there any similar tool ...
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How do I install Filezilla server?

I'm trying to get Filezilla FTP server and install it, but I can't find out how to. Can anyone help?
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Setting up Ubuntu-Open Suse dual boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dual boot with Ubuntu 11.04, OpenSUSE 11.4 and/or Fedora 15 beta. Does the order matters? I'm running Ubuntu 10.10, but I was to also test out the newest versions of Open ...
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Update Manager says 'Not all updates can be installed'

I have 11.04 installed with Gnome 3 and everything was working fine until I tried to run the update manager. Now I can't update any of my packages. A similar question was posted awhile ago but no ...
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How can I install Ubuntu Server on an PowerPC Mac?

I have an original mac mini (pre-late 2005 model) that I bought at an auction. The computer was completely wiped clean. There were no disks given with the computer. I turn the computer on and it loads ...
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How can I download different applications itunes, etc.?

this is what it says everytime i try to download something Archive: /home/user/Desktop/untitled folder/iTunes64Setup.exe [/home/user/Desktop/untitled folder/iTunes64Setup.exe] End-of-central-...
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How do I pre-populate a squid proxy with a Ubuntu installation?

I have an installation service in a central data centre and proxies in other data centres and need to pre-populate those proxies with the contents of the installation. What's the best way to do this? ...
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Problem installing Google Earth .deb file

I have been trying to install Google Earth on my netbook running 11.04. I have the .deb file in my directory /home/andy/ but when I use terminal with the command sudo dpkg -i /home/andy/googleearth_6....