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Can't install Deepin Software Center.deb

I have been putting in the command sudo dpkg -i package_file.deb and it just says that there is no file.
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Problem with Ubuntu first run [closed]

Today i installed the ubuntu system and everything went well. When the computer restarted and I chose linux, it showed me just a purple screen and nothing else; just a blank purple screen. Now, I ...
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How do I uninstall Ubuntu 11.10 from Ubuntu?

I installed a small 3gb Ubuntu partition just to delete some annoying files in XP, but I accidentally turned the XP partition into Swap and I can only boot in Ubuntu. I do not necessarily want to save ...
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upower wants to uninstall lots of packages

I'm running Natty and have a problem with upower. Currently installed is upower 0.9.5-4 (Maverick?), with upower 0.9.9-4 available. Update Manager won't upgrade it, but if I go to Synaptic and use ...
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How to install qt 4.8 from repository?

How to install qt 4.8 and QtCreator from repository ?
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What went wrong with my curl install?

I'm fresher than the prince to Linux, I've been following the instructions here: http://chrisfulstow.com/running-node-js-on-windows-with-virtualbox-and-ubuntu (the link tells what I am generally ...
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Package system is broken. How to fix it?

I just recently bought an arduino and requires gcc-avr/avrdude to compile the software. I installed avr for another microprocessor component a while ago but is obviously an outdated version (gcc ...
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I can not install or find downloads on my laptop [closed]

When I try to download any thing of any sort it gives me this weird folder and it doesn't install or go on my computer. I am not sure how to fix it. Please help?
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I would like to fully erase my hard drive and start from a clean slate with Ubuntu

How do I do that? Can I fully format the internal hard drive and then install Ubuntu, or would that leave all systems, including usb and cd drives unoperable. Otherwise, how do I remove windows ...
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Can I install Ubuntu into a Windows Dynamic Volume?

I have a hp 6166tx laptop with factory fitted Windows 7 home Edition. I tried to install Ubuntu inside Windows, in a shrink volume(which is dynamic type). But it gives an error in the end and stops ...
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Installing onto a laptop after uninstalled with easybcd

I had Ubuntu on my laptop a few days ago but a professional installed it for me. Soon after I got it from the guy I messed it up. I uninstalled Ubuntu with easybcd and now I'm scared it will ...
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Change default binaries for texlive

Ubuntu ships with texlive 2009, which installs the tex binaries into /usr/bin/latex I've installed the current version of texlive with its installer, which installs its binaries into ...
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How to install GIMP 2.7?

Here I ask this question since 12.04 Beta 2 is usable and this question would come up sooner then later. After issuing the standard sudo add-apt-repository ppa:matthaeus123/mrw-gimp-svn sudo apt-get ...
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What are the risks of installing a “bad quality” package? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a “bad quality” package? When I try to install sonic-visualiser_1.9cc-1_amd64.deb via the Software Center the following warning message is displayed: The ...
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Whenever i try to install using terminal , i get this error . how to fix this? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot install any software from the Software Center due to ttf-mscorefonts-installer package error E: The package ttf-mscorefonts-installer needs to be reinstalled, but ...
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Kiosk Mode Coding in Chromium [closed]

I don't know how easy this would be, since I don't know anything about it, but I need an Ubuntu setup where the machine boots up, displays the login for a few seconds allowing a chance to log in as an ...
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I can't see “Install Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud” options in 11.10?

I downloaded "ubuntu-11.10-server-amd64.iso" and tried to boot in VMware and install "Install Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud" but i can't see this option in first install menu? please tell me what is ...
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How do I install the latest version of EMACS and pick the appropriate UI?

I'm running the latest Kubuntu (12.04 beta 2) and I would like to run the latest emacs (currently v24). The repos are one version behind. What's the best way to install v24 or later (and avoid future ...
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How do I get an Intel CS630 webcam working?

I currently own a CS630 Intel R PC Camera and cannot for the life of me find anyone who would help me install it. Can you please help me?
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IMAC install of ubuntu, wireless mouse and keyboard not recognized

'm trying to install 11.10 on my mid 2011 imac but it doesn't seem to recognize my apple wireless keyboard or my magic mouse. They're both bluetooth devices and they were recognized on windows 7 ...
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Update path in location-independent installation

I am trying to install ROOT, using a location-independent installation. I've come as far as step 2. The next step is: Add bin/ to PATH and lib/ to LD_LIBRARY_PATH. I've read in other questions ...
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Ubuntu Network installation gives warning, tried with 2-3 images

I am trying to install Ubuntu using PXE Boot. I want to automate the whole process. But inbetween, it stucks at one point when it looks for ubuntu/main/oneiric/restricted/binary-i386/Packages file and ...
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Ubuntu alongside Windows not available, how to install it?

I am trying to install ubuntu alongside but the option is not available and I have no knowledge to shrink partitions / mess us with dual boot etc. i read somewhere "I think that you already have 4 ...
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i7 processor with 4 core, 8 thread system, how can i reboot Ubuntu?

I have tested Ubuntu in i7, i5 but lower then 4 core/8 thread CPU. In two system which has i7 processor with 4 core/8 thread i have the same problem. After reboot it never reboot itself auto. I need ...
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How do I partition my Windows hard drive?

I want to partition the hard drive on my Windows computer and run Ubuntu under that partition. How can I go about doing this?
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Can't fix broken packages [closed]

I am too dumb but determined to use Ubuntu that I paid a professional to install it for me (dualboot 11.10 with Win7). When I came home I got a lot of things from the software center. Skype did not ...
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How to update Gnome to 3.4?

I read about release new GNOME 3.4. How to update from GNOME 3.2 (upgrade manager does not tell me about the new Update when check).
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Regarding partitions for dual-booting Ubuntu with pre-existing Windows 7

I have zero actual experience with configuring disk partitions and the stuff I have read for the past few hours have been confusing me a bit, so please bear with me. First of all, I'd like to explain ...
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installing ubuntu 10.04 over top 11.04

im looking to install 10.04 over top the 11.04 partition, it wouldnt let. keeps giving me a "root file system not found" error ever time i manually select partition. (i have a win7 partition) 11.04 ...
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How to install Thunderbird 10.0 after Thunderbird 11.0 is already installed?

Thunderbird 11.0 is causing a lot of crashes and I'm not alone in this experience. It was automatically recently updated though the Ubuntu Software Centre. I figure if I return to version 10, that ...
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software for ubuntu [closed]

I M new user for Ubuntu 11.10...In Ubuntu 11.10 take much time for specified software via software center. for example I download wine for window uploader using usb data card @2g speed. its take ...
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I have Eclipse 3.5.2 on my 64-bit Ubuntu 10.10 box, but I cannot use Eclipse install new software

I have Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit. I installed Eclipse via the sudo apt-get install eclipse eclipse-cdt I ended up with Eclipse 3.5.2. It works like a charm. But there was no adb. So I went to ...
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Problem uninstalled and reinstall Chrome

I uninstalled using the Software Centre, but the minute I reinstalled Google Chrome, the extensions and everything were still there... How do I remove this? Thanks.
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Installer Crashed!!! Help needed!

I am new to ubuntu. So i was trying it out before i get accustomed to it. Today While installing Ubuntu 10.10 from the try now desktop, the installer has been crashing in the middle of installation. ...
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Effects still causing issues after uninstalling CCSM [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I've recently installed and uninstalled CCSM (CompizConfig Settings Manager), and after the ...
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How to backup programs to DVD

Is there any way to backup installed programs to DVD. For example when I will install new Ubuntu to install software from the disk and not from the Internet.
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MUBI Installer for MAC (Similiar to WUBI for Windows) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wubi Install for Mac OS X Any idea when would the MUBI installer would be release for MAC.
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Can I move to another hard drive whitout reinstalling Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to move Ubuntu installation from one hdd to another? My HDD memory is 80GB but I have another 300GB HDD. Can I copy all files from 80GB to 300GB and than will it ...
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How to open page speed tool in ubuntu

I've installed pagespeed toolkit in my system. But couldn't find the icon to open the pagespeed anywhere in the system I am newbie at ubuntu . Please see the below url for the pagespeed instructions ...
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Can I do an install onto a 4GB usb stick which is smaller than the recommended installation size? [duplicate]

I've read through this question: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? So I am aware how to install Ubuntu onto a USB stick. I'm also aware that the minimum recommended HDD requirement for ubuntu ...
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Windows XP Ubuntu Installer (version 11.10) error dialog - Permission Denied

When installing Ubuntu 11.10 on Windows XP (2nd option in installer), the install failed with popup. How can I fix this? Here is the contents of file "C:\Documents and Settings\Keith\Local ...
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How do I re-install Ubuntu without losing data?

I dont know how to reinstall Ubuntu, set up my partitions, or save my data (pictures, videos and documents). What should I do first? My system was set up by someone I no longer speak with.
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I'm not sure if this is a valid Ubuntu bug to file

I was in the process of filing an bug on Launchpad, but I had second thoughts because there were so many threatening warnings of the effect, "Don't file a bug report unless you're sure it's a bug, and ...
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Disable adding newly installed applications to the launcher?

When I install new applications from Ubuntu Software Center, they're automatically added to the Launcher on the left side of the screen. I understand that this makes it easier for new users to learn ...
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Can't boot XP after Ubuntu Installation, how to fix?

I installed Ubuntu and after the installation, i can't boot to XP. When i choose XP from the Grub menu, I got black screen for like 30 sec, and then it returns to the Grub menu. Thanks!
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Installing Ubuntu 10.04 to external HDD overwrites the MBR of the internal HDD

I have a Asus A42F laptop which has Windows 7 32 bit installed on it's internal HDD. I have just installed Ubuntu 10.04 on a portable HDD using the laptop. Now my laptop does not boot Windows 7 if ...
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“Guided - use entire disk and set up encrypted LVM” LUKS or plain dm-crypt?

Does the alternate installer's "Guided - use entire disk and set up encrypted LVM" use LUKS or plain dm-crypt?
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Error installing Ubuntu 11.10

I'm trying to install UBUNTU 11.10 on my desktop, but it always stops at "configuring the hardware" and will never finish the installation. Impr Pant: ...
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Can I install ubuntu on usb hdd without loosing data on it?

I have live-usb stick that I can boot latest live Ubuntu from. Then I have 160GB external WD hdd with few GB free of space. My notebook can't have any internal hdd so I was wondering if I can use my ...
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“Dependency is not satisfiable” error when trying to install ubuntudico

I try to install the ubuntudico dictionary. I found it here. Downloaded the deb from the link provided there. I get an error (similar to the one I posted in a separate question that maybe could be ...