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Can I get a list of all current programs installed? [duplicate]

As you've probably noticed - I am a Ubuntu noob (I just got it yesterday.) I have installed some programs through Terminal before, about 5-10 - so using Terminal doesn't scare me. But, I'm getting a ...
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Is apt-get install method the same as Ubuntu software centre installation?

I usually use Ubuntu software centre to install programs but I sometimes use apt-get install instead. Is the Ubuntu software centre method just a user interface equivalent of the apt-get install ...
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How can I install drivers and other applications without an Internet connection? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software or packages without Internet (offline)? I'm Zaw Lin from Myanmar and i'm new to ubuntu. I'm having difficulties about installing drivers and ...
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Need help installing a package [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install a .tar.gz file? So I want to install the zathura package: http://packages.ubuntu.com/natty/zathura Unfortunately it isn't as easy as sudo apt-get ...
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Solving Permission denied problem

When I try to install GIST program these words appear: Permission denied So what does this mean and what can I do to solve this problem? marwa@marwa-Vostro-1540:~$ cd Desktop/GIST_1.0/ ...
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Will the data from my persistent Live-USB automatically transfer when I install?

I have a Live USB of Lubuntu 12.04. I have been working with it for quite some time now and have installed quite a few packages in it. Now, I want to convert this to an actual install. When I do so, ...
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Ubuntu installation issue

I am installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It is stuck at a point where it says "Downloading Language Packs..." Time in it is randomly changing. It has been over 2 hours, since it is downloading. Is there any ...
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Cannot choose windows installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu 12.4 and XP on Seperate Drives, Dual Boot, How? I've never used Linux before in any form, but was always intrigued, so after a while of deciding whether to risk ...
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Ubuntu 12.4 and XP on Seperate Drives, Dual Boot, How?

I have 2 different SATA drives in my PC, a 160GB and a 200GB. I'm unsure how to do this, and have a choice between them when I boot, any ideas? Is there a guide out there for this? I installed XP on ...
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Which partition should I install on on a Dell XPS 13?

I just bought the dell ultrabook xps 13, but I have some difficulties to install ubuntu 12.04. Problem is about Hard-Disk partition. Actually, the sda has already 4 part : and I don't want delete ...
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Can't Install Ubuntu 12.04 on New Machine

I built a new system with the intent of using Ubuntu 12.04 as my primary OS, but I am unable to install it. Every time I boot, the splash screen with the options to try or install Ubuntu appears as it ...
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installing or setting up barry in ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to setup or install barry on ubuntu 12.04 laptop to be able to sync my blackberry to thunderbird or evolution as I would to do on windows, but I'm struggling to do so. I really need a step ...
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Installation of Windows 7 from within Ubuntu

My Laptop is installed with Ubuntu 12. Now I want to install Windows 7 along with. Is it possible to keep Ubuntu and Windows in one partition? As in my Laptop computer there in only one partition of ...
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Installing Xubuntu on a 4 GB storage device (Eee PC 701)

Now that Xubuntu needs 4.3 GB of storage to install, I can't install it on my 4GB Eee PC any more. The alternate installer just crashes spectacularly no matter how I try to install it. Is there any ...
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Why doesn't the Ubuntu ISO burned to a CD or copied to a USB work on my Mac?

I just installed a new hard drive and for the life of me, I cannot get the .iso file on my USB stick or burned CD to begin the installation process. I keep getting a picture of a folder with a ...
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Cannot get hidden GRUB2 menu to appear?

I have a dual boot (Ubuntu/Ubuntu) system and have configured GRUB2 to hide the boot menu unless I press the shift key (or another key). Here is my configuration in /etc/default/grub: GRUB_DEFAULT=0 ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server, the installer won't boot

I downloaded the iso file of Ubuntu Server 12.04 (both 64 and 32 bit) and I burned the image to a blank DVD but the installer is not booting (even when I choose DVD-ROM as the first boot device). My ...
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Problem after installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? After installing Ubuntu(Wubi), I selected reboot now. But after rebooting all I could see was a ...
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Blank screen when trying to install from USB [duplicate]

I have a laptop Dell Inspiron 1545 with Windows Vista Home Basic. I'm trying to install Ubuntu alongside Vista for the first time. First, I freed about 50GB from the hard drive to use with Ubuntu. ...
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login incorrect - fresh 12.04 server install

I have installed ubuntu server a few times today. The first time I installed it to a USB drive and it worked just fine. But it was too slow. Then I removed that drive and installed again on a hard ...
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Cannot update with 'sudo apt-get update' or update manager

Beforehand, excuse me, I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux in general, so I may be overlooking something quite obvious... I have been attempting to install TOR (It is an Internet anonymity software) via the ...
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Install Ubuntu with windows 2000 without partitioning the hard drive

I Really Need Help! I Have Windows 2000. But it cannot start due to this error: Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\SYSTEMced I do not ...
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Window Disk Partition not shown in Ubuntu installation process

I had installed Windows OS on my laptop and I tried to install Ubuntu on the next drive. But during the installation process, the Ubuntu installer does not show or recognize my drive partitions ...
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Installer CD won't boot when installing Ubuntu Server 12.04

I downloaded the ISO file of Ubuntu Server 12.04 (both 64 and 32 bit) and I burnt the image to a blank DVD but the installer is not booting (even when I choose DVD-ROM as the first boot device). My ...
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Do I need to partition my hard drive before I install Ubuntu?

Do I need to do that manually, does the Windows Installer do it for me, or do I need to do it at all?
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Alternate CD install missing wallpapers?

I've set up several 12.04 desktop machine using the regular installer. However, on another machine I needed to set up software RAID so I used the alternate installer. I noticed however, that the ...
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Acer aspire incompatible with ubuntu 12.04?

Well I'm about to install ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop, which is an acer aspire. I would like to know if is there any incompatibility? I installed this version (12.04) on an acer aspire and had several ...
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Installing problems with Dell Vostro 3460

I'm having problems installing 12.04 or 11.04 in a new Dell Vostro 3460. The issue becomes on the "Raid" performance that comes with the laptop, a 500GB HDD and a mini SATA 32GB SSD. With Windows ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 on Dell Latitude D610 along with Windows 7

I have a Dell latitude D610 laptop with faulty screen so I use it as a desktop with its original dock. I have installed Windows 7 which is running fine. Hardware specs are as follows Intel Pentium ...
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Unavailable repository

I am new to Ubuntu and keep butting up against errors, such as this: Package libpng12-dev is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been ...
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12.04 LTS Installs or runs from install CD using my 2nd monitor but won't run or show when installed

When using the install CD in "try this mode" or during install my 2nd monitor shows up and works fine... It shows HP 20" monitor connected to the correct video controller. I installed with the ...
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Installing or running ubuntu from USB

I made a boot USB and stuck it in before I launched my computer. The Ubuntu screen appeared in black, with options, I chose to install on it on my hard-drive. Everything was fine until it got to ...
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Problem installing ubuntu 12.04 (dual boot) on Mac

I'm actually running ubuntu 12.04 on my Macbook by DVD. But when I try to install only 2 settings appear: Replace Mac OS X with Ubuntu Something else while I was expecting for Install Ubuntu ...
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I Installed Ubuntu many times, but it's not working, there is no option to boot Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu in a Windows 7 PC in its G: partition. But after installation and restarting the PC, there is no option for boot to Ubuntu. I am not a computer expert. Please help me. During ...
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Virtual PC error, Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU

I use Virtual PC with Windows 7 Unlimited version, I have AMD processor, I have installed Windows XP mode, which works fine, I would like to install Ubuntu Linux Operating System, but unable so far, I ...
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Wired/Wirless Connection not available after Ubuntu 12.04 install on Win7

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a NTFS partition on my Windows 7 machine. After installation Ubuntu will not connect to a network either Wired or Wireless. Windows 7 Networks work fine. Ubuntu recognizes ...
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Why won't my install on Macbook work?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Macbook. The CD drive is broken, so I am going from a USB flash drive I created. I can get it to "Try Ubuntu" perfectly fine, as a matter of fact I'm using ...
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Ubuntu hardware recognition and driver loading - how does it happen? [closed]

After doing some reading about device drivers and .ko files and drivers built into the kernel at compile time I was wondering what happens at boot time. Does the boot up process identify hardware and ...
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Ubuntu says I don't have enough free disk pace, how to install? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When I install Ubuntu it shows me that i don't have at least 4.4 GB free space.. What should I do? When I try to install Ubuntu, Everything is fine except this: Have ...
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Why are these errors popping up even when the installation is fine?

I am having a problem , when I try to install or upgrade something, it appears like it fails, but it does not. This will pop up usually only for the Ubuntu Software Center. This will pop up ...
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Ubuntu detects that I don't have at least 4.4 GB free space, what should I do?

When I try to install Ubuntu 12.04, it shows me, that I don't have at least 4.4 GB free space. How can I format my Hard Disk Drive? Actually I have 8.4 GB free space, but I screwed up everything ...
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no icons or filesystem in partition while installing Ubuntu 12.04

here a picture: and a link: ...
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Download problem of ubuntu desktop

I was downloading ubuntu desktop and the downloader got stuck on amd64.tar.xz file . I closed the installation and the restarted it , it uninstalled the previous one but then again the downloader is ...
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Error installing Ubuntu , how to remove and install it again

I am having problem in installing ubuntu in my windows 7. I had installed it earlier using Wubi but it got corrupted and now because of it i am not able to install any of the ubuntu version in Windows ...
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problems installing ubuntu via cd

I am fairly new to the whole Linux system. I used it very little in college and decided to get back into it 4 years later. I have been trying to get Ubuntu LTS installed on my old laptop (about 8 yrs ...
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how can install SYNTENYMINER for visualization of genome alginment?

I want to install SYNTENYMINER on ubuntu 12.04 marwa@marwa-Vostro-1540:~$ cd Desktop/SYNTENYMINER marwa@marwa-Vostro-1540:~/Desktop/SYNTENYMINER$ `sudo apt-get install SYNTENMINER` [sudo] password ...
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how can istall installtion jre-7u5-linux-x64 JAVA on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Java? I want to install jre-7u5-linux-x64 on Ubuntu 12.04 marwa@marwa-Vostro-1540:~$ sudo apt-get install [sudo] password for marwa: Reading package ...
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Can't see HDD during install 12.04 on Lenovo U310

I try to istall Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo U310 laptop. The problem is here: GParted see my HDD, all is okay. But when I launch installation - there is no partitions to choice. I think it happens, ...
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I'm trying to install gdebi.deb in my Ubuntu 12.04 and can't seem to do it

I'm trying to install the gdebi.deb package on my computer. I need to do it manually through the terminal, but I have tried the sudo install -I package.deb but says it doesn't work because it's not a ...
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Installing 12.04 on a ASUS X71SL

I'm trying to boot a live cd with Ubuntu 12.04 on my ASUS X71SL laptop. I cant boot from USB, so I burned a CD, and changed the boot order everything. After booting the screen goes purple and changes ...