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Ubuntu 11.10 on Macbook Pro 4,1 - fails during Installation

I have a Macbook Pro 4,1 It has a 64 bit Intel chipset. I download Ubuntu-11.10-amd-64.iso I have verified that macbook iso md5sum and the cd boots to the live CD mode too. The installation ...
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What's the most appropriate ubuntu list for feeding back on user issues? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where should people give feedback on Ubuntu? Background: I'm a retired computer guy, have played with Linux since 1993, been out of the loop for awhile, but recently ...
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My ati Radeon X1200 graphic card is not installed how do i install it

I am new to ubuntu i have a toshiba satellite A215 laptop with a ati Radeon X1200 graphic card. When ubuntu 12.04 has finished installed, i check the detail menu in system settings the graphic option ...
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Bricscad V12 on ubuntu 11.10!

i tried to install bricscad from the deb file but is for 32bit systems.So i had problems and i downloaded the .tgz file and ran tar -xvf and i was in the directory /opt/bricsys/bricscad/v12 So i ...
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Installation problem Macbuntu 10.10

10 and I have edited install.sh file and tried to install the command sashi@Sashi-System-Product-Name:~$ cd Macbuntu10.10 bash: cd: Macbuntu10.10: No such file or directory ...
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How do I install ccmake?

How do I install ccmake (not cmake)? I have tried the following to no avail: sudo apt-get install ccmake
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Which latest version of ubuntu is suitable for my old system?

My system specifications are: Intel Celeron x86 Family 6 Model 13 Stepping 8 GenuineIntel 1.5 Ghz 224 MB of RAM 30 GB Hard Disk Graphics VGA 64 MB 1024x768
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Downloading 12.04 Beta today - Does it now have the daily distro updates?

I downloaded the 12.04 Beta 2 on the day of launch and have been testing and sending bug reports. I now want to install it on another machine. My question is do I use the original image I downloaded ...
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How to force start ubuntu without keyboard

Old toshiba xp laptop will not load cannot be started in safe mode or boot Ubuntu from disc as arrow keys do not work, any ideas appreciated even if it means wiping computer with another program, i ...
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Application compatability with the Cinnamon Desktop

I've reading about about the Cinnamon Desktop through this Q&A: How do I install the Cinnamon Desktop? I've also been looking at the various possible various flavours of Ubuntu such as ...
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Cannot install packages. “Warning: untrusted versions…” plus “method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/http could not be found”

Judging from Internet forums, these errors appear to be popular when attempting to install packages: steve:~$ sudo aptitude install examplepackage The following NEW packages will be installed: ...
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Ubuntu installation partitioning: Logical or primary?

I am in the process of reinstalling Ubuntu. When I got to this step: I was prompted to choose a logical or a primary partition. I've never seen this dialog box before -- before it just told me to ...
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Help finding missing mumble-server dependencies

I'm trying to install the mumble-server package using apt-get install mumble-server on Ubuntu 11.10 Server Edition on Rackspace Cloud. Problem is it can't find dependencies it should have found ...
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How do I make a custom Ubuntu cd,using KDE as the desktop interface ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to customize live Ubuntu CD? I would like to create _custom Ubuntu cd by myself....please don't redirect me to kubuntu...
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How to switch from Kubuntu to Lubuntu

How can someone switch from Kubuntu to Ubuntu? I need the OS to be more lighter than Kubuntu, so I need things to be unistalled from Kubuntu and the LXDE to be installed. I am talking about 11.10 . ...
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RunninG GareNa On Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

Maybe I am boring,it's third question already.. How to run GareNa on Ubuntu 11.10? I started it via Wine,configured it,and in the bottom of the monitor,when it's starting,it's written,GARENA IS ...
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RunninG Teamviewer Or Same Kinda Program On Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the alternative for Teamviewer on Ubuntu? I Have One More Question. Is There Teamviewer Available On Linux? Or Maybe there is Another programme Called Just ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu(s) on ASUS K53SM

I am unable to install any version of Ubuntu. I tried Ubuntu 11.04, 11.10 and 12.04 beta. But the installation process terminates immediately after the splash screen, stating termination signal 9. ...
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Upgrade the distribution, or reinstall the system?

12.04 is coming soon, and I was wondering whether it is better to upgrade or completely reinstall the system. My home is in different partition from the rest, so complete reinstall would be easy to ...
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Kernel module compilation fails when installing vmware tools

When I install WMWare tools, I get this error for vmhgfs: /tmp/vmware-root/modules/vmhgfs-only/filesystem.c:47:28: fatal error: linux/smp_lock.h: No such file or directory compilation terminated. ...
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How I install drRacket?

i install drRacket in ubuntu. downloaded the source file from http://pre.racket-lang.org/installers/ and typed sudo ./racket-5.2.1-bin-i386-linux-ubuntu-karmic.sh after making it exe file so the ...
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How do I install Lubuntu without a USB or CDROM?

The CD-ROM does not work. My PC is very old and does not boot through USB. I want to install Lubuntu through Windows. Wubi does not support Lubuntu (That is what I think). Is there a program like ...
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How do I install MATLAB R2012a?

I have downloaded MATLAB R2012a for Unix platform and i want to install it on my ubuntu 11.10. To install i try this command: /<matlab_installation_file_directory>/install and it says: ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu 11.10 on an old PC does not load Ubuntu

I'm not new in Ubuntu, but I'm trying to install Ubuntu on another computer (my sister's PC), but when I configure BIOS to load from optical drive, it never loads. Actually, Windows loads!
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How to install EasyBCD?

I want to delete ubuntu 11.10 from dual boot system(windows 7 + ubuntu 11.10). I currently have ubuntu as main OS but I don't want to continue with it further.I don't have CD for win 7 so I am trying ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop deployment

I am looking for a way to deploy about 80-100 Ubuntu desktops at a school, when Ubuntu 12.04 is available. What would you prefer for deployment system, Microsoft Configuration manager cant do the task ...
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Make bootable USB Drive from Ubuntu

I need Windows for a few things, and while I love Ubuntu. I think I'll have to install Windows agian for a short period of time. I got the .iso file on my desktop, and need to make it bootable from a ...
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Instalar o Ubuntu / Install Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set up a dual boot Windows and Ubuntu? I installed Ubuntu 10.10 alongside Windows 7. I was able to upgrade to version 11.04. Now I'm trying to update to ...
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How to install gpt fdisk 8.4 in Kubuntu 12.04

I'm using Kubuntu 12.04 (64bit). The Ubuntu repos contain gpt fdisk 8.1 which is not the latest. The latest version is 8.4 and it contains some bug fixes I want to have. I downloaded the latest deb ...
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Screenshot taken automatically during installation [closed]

I am not sure what's happening but while I'm installing ubuntu, my netbook keeps taking screenshots automatically even when I'm not pressing anything
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FGLRX installation without main monitor

This is a spiritual follow up to this I am doing some modern OpenGL tutorials and I have found that MESA does not support openGL 3.0+, so I need to get back to FGLRX even if its given me grief in the ...
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How to completely remove Ubuntu?

I installed Ubuntu using Wubi installer, but I couldnt boot to it. So I uninstalled it on the Control Panel. Then I tried the full installation wherein it boots to the Ubuntu environment. After ...
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How do I install Java? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Java? First time ever using Ubuntu and I'm trying to learn it. I was wondering how do I install Java. I downloaded "jre-6u31-linux-i586-rpm.bin" from ...
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wireless keyboard +installation

I have a running Win7 "system" with wireless keyboard and mouse. They are not running till windows is ready to start (login screen). If I install Ubuntu (or any other system) I will not be able to ...
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How can i install matlab without an install file?

My matlab iso doesn't have the install file, only has a .exe file to install on windows platform, where can i find the install file? i'm working with this instructions ...
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How to set up an sstp vpn connection

the question is simple: how to set up an sstp vpn connection in ubuntu 11.10? as of this moment I haven't been able to find a way to make an sstp vpn connection.
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Trouble Installing Ubuntu from USB

I have a PC with Windows 7 on one disk. First, I use WUBI to install Ubuntu, but I can not see the ubuntu logo. Then, I try to install 11.10 on the disk, but I get the same result. And then I try to ...
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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 ...