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Ubuntu 12.04 installation

I thought I would try 12.04 installation on a spare laptop still running 10.04 rather than on my main laptop running on 11.10. I installed 12.04 over rather than clean. Fine… But I cannot login as ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 without installing Grub

Using the Ubuntu 12.04 Live CD, is possible not to install Grub? In previous versions, there was a checkbox called something like "skip grub installation", now in 12.04 this checkbox isn't there any ...
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How Do I Enable Nvidia Drivers in Recovery Mode?

How do I enable nvidia drivers in recovery mode? I've installed 12.04 via text mode with the alternate ISO. It rebooted into the blank purple screen; Ubuntu bongos played. I'm in recovery mode. Apt ...
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Distro upgrade interrupted, cant upgrade to Precise

I don't have the opportunity to upgrade by using Live USB and LIve Cd, And since the distro-upgrade was interrupted, No partial upgrade is possible. How can I fix this? I found an upgrading-tool ...
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Ubuntu install error

I get the following error when installing ubuntu 12.04: *Stooping CPU interrupts balancing deamon .............................. [OK] This is printed on black screen. I get this when I want to ...
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How to install startupmanager in 12.04?

I installed 12.04 today. I have two hard disks and separate OS. I want to install startupmanager. I previously installed startupmanager in 11.10 for dual hard disk booting with XP but after 12.04 ...
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How can I install the ubuntu 12.04 without downloading ubuntu-12.04-wubi-amd64.tar.xz?

Everytime when I want to install the ubuntu, it calls me to download the ubuntu-12.04-wubi-amd64.tar.xz! Because of my poor network, it makes me crazy! How can I install the ubuntu 12.04 without ...
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Windows 7 is not accessible or can't be repaired after installing ubuntu 11.10 using live USB

I've messed things up a bit. I was running windows 7 ultimate 64-bit in my HP laptop. I was using live USB of Ubuntu 11.10 and then i tried to install Ubuntu on hard disk using the same live USB. ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Asus A43SM

i've Asus Laptop A43SM the specifications can be seen here. I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop, but something wrong is happening. When I boot up Ubuntu on this laptop the first ...
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Successfully installed SASS, but the terminal insists it isn't

I wanted to install sass version 3.2.0 alpha. I first ran sudo apt-get install libhaml-ruby1.8, which is what the console recommended It successfully installed, but it installed an older version ...
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How to install JavaFx? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install JavaFx in Ubuntu 12.04? I'm very new to Ubuntu world. I downloaded the JavaFx from here. I got a zip file. I don't know how do I setup a classpath for it. ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on iMac 21.5 using wireless keyboard!

Good evening everyone. I am planning to dual boot Ubuntu and Mac OS on my iMac however I faced an issue. Mostly everyone seggest to use wired keyboard while installing Ubuntu on Mac however I don't ...
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Help: Ubuntu installation not working… Kernel Panic [closed]

I just tried to download and install Ubuntu on my HP Pavilion desktop, I installed it on a separate 72gb partition on my hard drive with the hopes of running it alongside windows xp professional. I ...
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Can't install or try Live Cds's of Ubuntu and Kubuntu

I see the following messages from both primary and alternate Ubuntu and Kubuntu Live Cds. error: "prefix" is not set. then, booting a command list you need to load a kernel first Both these ...
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How to Install Ubuntu 12.04 on an HP netbook with Ubuntu-based MI operating system

I am attempting to install 12.04 on my HP Mini netbook which runs their MI (mobile internet) operating system, based on Ubuntu 8.04. I've downloaded 12.04, inserted a USB stick, and am looking for ...
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Unable to locate package libX11-dev

I was trying to build HTK using Ubuntu 11.04. These are the commands I used: sudo ./configure make all I immediately get the error: X11/Xlib.h: No such file or directory So when I try to ...
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How to upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04? [duplicate]

I am using 11.10 and I really want to update to 12.04 but it's impossible. I cannot see it in the update manager (I did select the option for the releases). I tried sudo update-manager d, and sudo-apt ...
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Unable to update/ install any files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update Just now I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo G570 laptop. First I got an error at the time of ...
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Can you choose not to use Unity on install? [closed]

I have been using Ubuntu since version 9 and found it very friendly and wonderful to work with. Is there a way to choose Gnome-classic or other desktops on install?
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Ubuntu giving error in VM

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 in many Virtual PC's But every time Getting same error's. Don't know why? Here are some screenshots: I'm using 20.GB for Ubuntu installation & 512 Ram But ...
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Remove Unmet Dependencies error

I did a: sudo dpkg -i --force-depends package.deb The program was confused about a package that wasn't installed (it was). The program works fine, however now whenever I do an update, i get this ...
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Can I Force Kubuntu Installer To Use Nvidia Driver, Not Nouveau?

Is there an alternate install routine for Kubuntu 12.04 that would force the installer to use the Nvidia driver rather than Nouveau? I ask because I've installed KDE-Full on Ubuntu 12.04 and like it. ...
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How can I reinstall java when I can't find an archive for it?

I heard about a program which allows you to make music on Linux computers called Linux Multimedia Studio. I typed sudo apt-get install lmms into the terminal but it responded: E: The package ...
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Nokia netbook won't boot after install

I installed ubuntu 12.04 onto my nokia 3g netbook, to replace the windows 7 starter that I had. Once the install finished it prompted me to restart my computer. I did this, but rather than booting up ...
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How to install ubuntu from CD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu? I recently downloaded ubuntu and am having trouble installing it. I have converted the image to a CD using InfraRecorder and set BIOS to launch ...
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Installation has stalled

New installation on desktop has got to 'Downloading packages' but seems to have stalled; continues to show numbers - e.g. (216:58 remaining) - which constantly change, but progress bar has stopped; ...
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Ubuntu on HP xw4100 install fail

Going around in circles trying to install 12.04 on a hp xw4100. Install starts gets to copying files then chokes. I suspect something todo with drivers? Google betrays me with nothing helpful. O ...
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How do I blacklist a hardware item before reboot through the Wubi Win interface?

specifically I need to blacklist b43 broadcom adapter so my installation will stop crashing, but the accessibility button on the windows portion of the setup does not do what it does from a live cd ...
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Can't install FlightGear after upgrading to ubuntu 12

I upgrade ubuntu to v12 and flightgear quit working. So I uninstalled it and tried the reinstall it but it will not install. This is what happens when I try to install it. "Package dependencies cannot ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit after-installation help

I installed Ubuntu 12/04 64 bit on my desktop using the Nomodeset on boot screen. After the CD finished installing it asked me to restart, I hit restart button, my CD pops out so I take it out and ...
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How can I remove and re-install Unity?

Unity is misbehaving after installing GLX Dock - HUD does not open with GLX Dock turned off and there are ugly shadows in the panel, three control buttons (close, minimise, maximise) and "Ubuntu ...
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12.04 Live CD/USB will not boot

On my old Dell Inspiron 530 (late 2007 model), the Ubuntu 12.04 ISO will not boot at all. It hangs at the splash screen while it's scanning for devices (I know this because I booted it after the first ...
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How to install Ubuntu 12.04 to EEE PC 1225B?

How to install Ubuntu 12.04 to EEE PC 1225B? I tried to install from USB Flash and USB CD - Ubuntu, Xubuntu, Debian, Fedora, Mint. Installation is going well, but after installing the OS will not ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't install on my laptop with Win-7

I have a hp Probook 4410s with Windows 7 as default OS. For the last two years I have Ubuntu side by side and the latest version was 11.10. I wanted to upgrade to 12.04 by installing wubi, which ...
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Please give me some information for doing partition [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's your recommendation on drive partitioning schemes for a desktop and home server? I Want to install Ubuntu 12.04 in my PC but i have no knowledge about doing ...
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12.04 - clean installation failed on APT configuration failure

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 on the partition where I had Ubuntu 10.10, by first formating the partition (ext4) and keeping the same partition settings (the mount point is '/'). I use the Ubuntu ...
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how to install gerix on ubuntu 12.04 using backtrack repositories?

I got instructions from here, and I found several sites with similar instructions but somethig is wrong with the repositories on 12.04. This should work for 11.10 and previous versions. Any ideas how ...
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How to install Ubuntu on UEFI enabled HP Pavilion HPE h9 tower

I just bought a HP pavilion hpe H9 phoenix (i7, 8gb ram, 126 ssd & 2x500gb sata) and wanted to install Ubuntu 12.04 on it. But the computer seemed to be uefi protected. So I turned this feature ...
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How do I configure Mediawiki on EC2 if anonymous browsing is disabled?

So I have new MediaWiki instance install on a brand new Amazon EC2 instances. All is going swimmingly, until I have to log in via the web browser to configure it. Since I'm running on a hosted server, ...
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12.04 install partition tool doesnt have ntfs available

I want to manually partition my disk for install. Installing 12.04 only on this laptop, so I create a /, swap, /boot and /home (all ext4) and then I want to create a ntfs for sharing data between Ubu ...
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My computer turned off while upgrading to 12.04 [closed]

Now Ubuntu won't start. It shows the loading screen and then nothing else but a black screen and the cursor. When I move the cursor it's very laggy like 5 fps. I tried to show the console with ...
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Graphics issue after upgrading from 11.10 to 12.04

This is a weird one, I think. The hardware: Fujitsu Siemens Amilo 3530, 4GB RAM, 2x500GB HDD, ATI Radeon 3650 So, I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 from the Update Mangler. Everything went swimmingly ...
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Cannot install mysql-server (5.5.22) on clean ubuntu 12.04 LTS server

I have a clean minimal install of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server 64-bit (just a root user and nothing alse installed). I tried to install the mysql-server with the following command: apt-get install ...
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WxPython 2.8 Offline Installation on Ubuntu 9.10 with 2 version of Python

How do you do an offline installation of wx 2.8.12 for python2.7 on Ubuntu with python 2.6 as default Python? Tried searching on google but can't found anything specific. I'm a noob with Linux. ...
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Install ubuntu Linux directly onto hard drive via a bridge

the windows XP 32-bit on my laptop recently died and I want to install linux now. The problem is the laptop has no cd or floppy drive anymore and is not able to boot from USB. I borrowed a "bridge" ...
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Live CD boot/installation problem, blank screen - 12.04

I'm trying to install ubuntu-12.04-desktop-amd64 from my usb stick. When booting from usb I instantly get a blank screen (with a grey box at the left bottom) I checked the live system with my ...
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cant install ubuntu 12.04 on my X86 pc

i tried to install ubuntu 12.04 but it said that you need the required kernal to install ubuntu 12.04. so unable to boot. so please help me to install it on my X86 pc( AMD processor with windows ...
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Windows 7 dual boot Ubuntu. Install. Reinstall.

I have a dual boot Win 7 with Ubuntu. Now, Win 7 got some problem. Not loading. Ubuntu is working. But in system information it shows that it is Ubuntu 64 bit. But I don't have a 64 bit system. I ...
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New installation of 12.04 unable to find autorun

I have Windows 7 and had a dual boot with Wubi. I recently installed BackTrack 5 on my hard drive and in doing so messed up my Ubuntu 11.10, so I downloaded the new Ubuntu 12.04 and burned the image ...
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Shadowgrounds game series don't work under 12.04 64-bit

I guess the title says it all... Any ideas as to why? I tried removing potentially offending 32-bit libs (this is a 32-bit title) inside the game's lib32/ folder (I already have 32-bit libs ...