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codeblocks package broken, how do I remove it so I can install software?

I recently installed codeblocks and ever since my software center has stopped working, preventing me from installing or uninstalling other software. All this is caused by unmet dependencies, which I ...
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How do I get my Linksys WUSB300N wireless adapter working?

I have an older Dell Dimension 4550 on which I did a fresh install of 12.04 from 10.04. My wireless used to work fine with my Linksys WUSB300N, but it doesn't any more. No Proprietary Drivers were ...
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So I tried to upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04, and now I'm at the command line in recovery mode. What can I do?

I first made sure I had installed all available upgrades for 10.04, and checked that my Update Manager settings were right for showing the 12.04 upgrade, but I didn't see it. (I did this yesterday.) ...
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How to update kernel to version 3.3.4?

Olá pessoal, baixei o kernel do linux "linux-3.3.4.tar.bz2" e quero pode atualizar o kernel atual versão "3.2.0-24-generic" para 3.3.4 no meu ubuntu 12.04 passo a passo, por favor! agradeço desse de ...
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Broken held back packages [duplicate]

Since I upgraded to Precise 12.04, I've been having troubles with Unity3d, as my graphics card drivers don't seem to work. I've tried reinstalling them, downgrading them, and reinstalling unity. ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on AMD Athlon XP 2100 with MSI graphics card

I have tried installing Ubuntu several times and it always ends in abject failure. Persistent idiot that I am, I'm trying again. This is Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and it starts with the image on the monitor ...
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12.04 cd install failure. No options , simply splash screen forever

I have problems with 12.04 installation from live cd. the installation option never show up. just splash screen and no responses from any key. I tried it on my laptop and desktop. same result.
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12.04 usb install “boot error”

I downloaded 12.04 64bit, I checked with md5. Seems okay. made bootable usb with usb creater. Now if try to boot up from live usb. I just get "boot error". Nothing else. nothing else. googled ...
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How to install 32 bit jdk on 64 bit?

Is there any way to install 32 bit JDK on 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04? I installed 64 bit versions of java (jdk-jdk6) on Ubuntu, but when I do those steps (I have applied for 64 bit versions of java) to 32 ...
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Ubuntu 12.4, 11.10 Crash/freeze at installation [closed]

Ubuntu is my primary operating system, and I DO NOT HAVE WINDOWS INSTALLED ANYMORE. When i try to install ubuntu 12.4 or 11.10, somewheare at 90% of the installation completed it either crashes, ...
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How can I install Unity in Kubuntu 12.04?

I'd like to try Unity, but I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 (64-bit). How I can I install the Unity desktop environment? I tried "sudo apt-get install unity", but after installation and choosing "Gnome" ...
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Need to repair or reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 without losing programs or data

I was trying to change the ownership on an external drive, and mistakenly used sudo chown -RL myuser:myuser /media/"New Volume" Unfortunately, it changed the ownership on the entire drive to ...
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Install GUI for Ubuntu server from desktop CD

I have very low internet speed in my home. I need to install GUI for Ubuntu server edition without the use of the internet. I have an Ubuntu desktop CD. How do I do this?
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Draftsight in 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Draftsight CAD? I've had DraftSight in 11.10 (32bit) and followed the instructions here How do I install Draftsight CAD? but now that I've installed ...
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Why have I to use my memory usb to be able to start ubuntu 12.04?

I used a memory usb to install ubuntu 12.04, since I removed " windows 7 ", now ubuntu it is my only operating system, but I had a problem when I stopped installing it, to be able to initiate ubuntu, ...
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12.04 Installation Not Completing

Here's the problem I've been having, installing from a CD I burned, in the 'Try Ubuntu' mode: I get to the point where I'm asked to fill in my name, the computer name, etc.; after I press 'Continue', ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a computer with a Nvidia Geforce GTX 550 TI?

When I try to install Ubuntu 12.04 64-Bits on my desktop computer, I don't get any video output from the installation since I click "Install Ubuntu" (or something like that). It stays with a black ...
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Unity won't install (held back packages) on 12.04 [closed]

I'm trying to install unity, but held back packages are preventing me from doing it. Here it is: castillobg@castillobg-XPS-L501X:~$ sudo apt-get install unity Leyendo lista de paquetes... Hecho ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 won't install

I have a problem I have had before. When I create a USB drive to install Ubuntu 12.04 using startup disk creator, it won't work. It doesn't give me any errors, but when I restart the PC to boot into ...
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12.04 upgrade from 11.10 stuck at restoring previously installed packages

I am trying to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04. The machine is acer aspire core i3, 2.1ghz, ram 6gb, hard disk 500 gigabyte. I am using a usb stick with a downloaded 12.04 live install. The install ...
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Blank After Installing Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I installed Ubuntu 12.04 in Windows 7 yesterday (I used wubi to install it). After the install is ...
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What would happen if my power trips while I'm installing Ubuntu?

As the title says, what would happen if, while installing Ubuntu 12.04 (or any version), my electricity trips and my PC turns off. Will I need to reboot from the DVD and install from scratch? And ...
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How can we install all the necessary dependencies for a package so that we can build it?

well, after i installed freecad on my ubuntu 12.04 with the help of this blog i started asking about compiling and building from source. So, when we are trying to install a package some times the ...
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Is the Update Manager release upgrade path generally fire-and-forget?

I am thinking of upgrading to the new 12.04 Ubuntu release. On my last upgrade I did it from CD but I got into a bit of a tangle (although I did fix it in the end), so this time I'm planning on doing ...
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Installation stops about 3/4 of the way through, nothing happens after I click “Skip”

Okay, at the beginning of the installation, it went well. My laptop is connected to power source, the internet, I have also checked the boxes "install updates while installation", "install third party ...
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Dual boot with ubuntu and windows (ubuntu 12.04LTS) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu? My set up is 1 PC 2 Disks disk1 ext4 ubuntu disk2 NTFS windows 7 and am wanting to dual boot with grub 2. With grub I used to ...
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Why do I get “init: failed to create pty…” errors on boot?

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 yesterday with a LiveUSB. I had problems at booting, so I had to repair grub, and it was ok. But now when I start up my pc, I get the error message 'init: failed to create ...
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Installation process takes too long [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are updates downloading so slow? When I was installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in my system the installation process stopped at 43 of 93. There it spent about 1 hour, but ...
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Unable to boot up from New Ubuntu install

Hi I have recently installed ubuntu on my usb HDD which had 3 partitions on it, 1 of them having Ubuntu on it. I have been trying to boot up from it but it doesnt let me, I have installed the 12.04LTS ...
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Going from windows to 12.04LTS, “LZMA Data corrupt” and “Kernel Panic- Not syncing VFS”

After trying and failing several times to install Windows XP from a USB, I decided to give Ubuntu 12.04LTS a whirl. Note: The computer has a Window installation at the moment, but it is stuck in a ...
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How to manually install boot loader?

My attempt to upgrade to 12.04 failed, so I burnt a 12.04 CD, and asked to do a full install, getting rid of all previous OS (I had Windows as well as 11.10). All seemed well until the very end when ...
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Installed package curl and got a postfix error!? How do I fix postfix now?

I have a couple questions related to the error below: Why was postfix reconfigured when I installed curl? Is this normal? What do I need to do to resolve the postfix error mentioned? sudo apt-get ...
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Uncertainty involving installing GRUB and multiple hard drives

My desktop computer has multiple hard drives. Here's how they're currently set up: Note the Windows 7 loader on the XP drive. My plan for 12.04 was to install it over my XP/Wubi set up and dual boot ...
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How can I install on an Asus EEE PC 900

I have an ASUS eee Pc 900 with original SSD broken. I want install ubuntu on the SD card. I use an USB pen drive as installation media. The setup process start, but stop after few seconds without ...
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Problem during installation

I use a Win7 home premium. I'm trying to install Ubuntu in the Wubi style. But it shows an error saying"couldn't recover the required log files" and when I check the text it shows an error proxy ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't start after installing with LiveUSB [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu with my LiveUSB, and it said to restart in order to use your system, so I restarted. Now, I am just stuck in a completely black screen with a blinking _ underscore cursor. I have ...
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No upgrade to 12.04 for UK? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No upgrade possible via update manager I am running 11.04 linux ubuntu on my toshiba computer ( 32 bits ) . In the settings for update manager , i did put notifying me ...
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How do I fix a “Hash sum mismatch” error? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Trouble downloading updates due to “Hash sum mismatch” error I'm trying to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 using the Update Manager. I keep getting the ...
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I can't start my computer after installing 12.04

After I installed Ubuntu 12.04 from Live USB. The installation went very well. But When I restarted my computer, I couldn't boot into it. I have to boot it from Live USB. What could be the reason and ...
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Reinstall of Ubuntu 11.10 failed and partitions nor hard disk not being recognized

I had Ubuntu 11.10 installed on my Samsung R519. It was working fine and I also had cinammon desktop and KDE installed, but eventually settled with KDE. I had my hard drive partitioned in 3 parts i ...
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Install hang on rebooting (SCSI-disk problem)

After successfully installing Ubuntu 11.10 earlier this day on my laptop, I was ready to do the same at my desktop alongside with Windows. I downloaded the newest 12.04, burned the image and booted ...
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Upgrade error due to another package management application running [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to use package manager due to “exclusive lock” error I use Ubuntu 11.10 on my desktop PC. My update manager shows me the upgrade link to 12.04 LTS but ...
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Having trouble installing… or even entering the OS

I recently got interested in Ubuntu and already read allot about it in the internet and a book i bought and decided to install it today. I downloaded the version 12.04 64 bit and tried to install it ...
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How do I install Ubuntu 12.04 by the Windows 7? [closed]

before, the Ubuntu 11.10 install by windows 7.
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12.04 Freezing Up [closed]

I'm using a new AO722 (acer aspire), new usb and ubuntu is booting into both the desktop and the installer but after a minute everything freezes. I checked the md5sum, using the 32bit iso. Not sure of ...
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Wine installation messed up unity?

the exit, minimize, and window size buttons are gone (for ubuntu main programs) in the top left of screen and the entire black bar with the buttons when in windowed mode is gone.
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Clicking Unity Launcher icon relaunches another instance of same app

I just installed the pgadmin3 package on an up-to-date Ubuntu 12.04 installation. I thought pgadmin was repeatedly crashing, because I'd switch to another window and then when I used the application ...
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ubuntu 12.04 Installation failed

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 using live USB but getting error message that my CD or DVD drive lens is needed to be clean or I have burnt CD at higher speed. Why I'm facing this problem as I'm ...
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Monitor turns off while installing 12.04

Trying to install (from usb) Ubuntu-12.04-desktop-amd64, but monitor turns off after select Install Ubuntu on Hard Drive. PC keeps working. Video is AMD Radeon HD 6790 and CPU - AMD Phenom II x6 1075T ...
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How can I upgrade from 11.04 to 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Update manager doesn't offer an upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 I am very exited about the releases and i do want to try to install it , but I can't see it , when I do ...