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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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] ...
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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 ...
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Can the Ubuntu logo be used for a commercial website?

Is there an Ubuntu logo that can be used on a commercial website to indicate that Ubuntu can be installed for customers?
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What is the proper way to install a free/libre kernel?

What is the proper way to install, for example, the Debian Squeeze libre kernel in Ubuntu Natty? Is it safe to do so?
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Opening a terminal on Eee PC

I have an Eee PC 1005PEB that I want to install Ubuntu on. I've tried hitting ctrl+alt+t on the Express gate screen but nothing happens. I've also tried to boot from a live CD on a usb, but nothing ...
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How do I ignore a conflicting package on a regex match in apt-get?

I'm trying to install all but one of the R packages which are currently in the Ubuntu repositories: However, when I go to do so sudo apt-get install 'r-cran-*' I get an error: Some packages could ...
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Do I need to install Update Manager whenever it is displayed?

When I open my computer and want to use Ubuntu 10.04 I find Update Manager every week displayed on my computer asking for installation. Do I need to install whenever it is being asked, or I can ...
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What should i do with my reinstallation of Ubuntu?

I tried to install Ubuntu 11.04 side-by-side with my Windows on my HP Pavillion g6, but it caused me a lot of different troubles. So I tried to reinstall Ubuntu on all of the disk memory with a ...
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Can 't find Thunderbird

I was using TB 5.0 then the system requested to upgrade to v 6.0 I tried to installed from the .tar.bz2 file, extracted the files but was not be able to make it run. Then tried to install it through ...
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Can you install ubuntu on xp and then uninstall xp? how?

I have a problem with my pc, you can read about it here if you like answers.yahoo.com anyway, I might go for ubuntu, the thing is I'm in Lebanon and here few, very few people use linux, most of them ...
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Nvidia GT 540M Problem, won't install drivers

I'm new here, and I'm not very good at tech.... So help me here. The drivers I downloaded from Nvidia's website won't install, even after I boot into TERMINAL ONLY. After sudo gdm stop It ...