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I can't install Ubuntu on my Dell Latitude d510

I download the iso from Ubuntu.com and burned into a CD-R with the program in the page. The disc work right in my desktop but when i run it in my laptop appears another menu with the options prove ...
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How do I install PHP-FPM 5.4 on 12.04?

I would like to install PHP 5.4 with FPM on a 12.04 virtual machine. The popular PPA solution for installing PHP 5.4 doesn't seem to include the php5-fpm package. What's the best way to install this ...
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Dual-Boot: Blank screen after choosing Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have a problem but I don't know exactly what it is about problem . Installed Ubuntu 12.04 on ...
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My installed Ubuntu 10.10 system is broken. Can I install 12.04 over it using the Wubi installer?

I installed Maverick Meerkat when it came out alongside Windows 7, via the traditional installer (not Wubi). So everytime I restart/booted up my computer, I'd get a purple OS selection screen, to ...
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Wine installation problem

When I try to install Wine I get this fault The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.5: PreDepends: dpkg (>= 1.15.7.2~) but 1.16.1.2ubuntu7 is to be installed Depends: libc6 ...
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How to install libgdal1 1.9.1 in Ubuntu 12.04?

In Ubuntu 12.04 the libgdal version is 1.7.x and QLandkarte 1.4 needs libgdal1 => 1.9.1.
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How do I install ubuntu on my computer and not a USB stick? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu? I'm running ubuntu off my USB drive, and the "Install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS" wizard keeps trying to install ubuntu on my USB drive rather than my ...
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If I change to Ubuntu will it save the things I have on my laptop right now?

I have a Windows 7 right now on my Inspiron Dell Duo. I have done this before; I changed it to Ubuntu when I first got it. I changed it back to a Windows 7 because I didn't adore it as much but I used ...
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Blank screen after logging in

I just installed the 64 bit version onto my laptop. It is the only operating system on the computer. After the initial setup and restart, I tried to log in, but after I typed my password and hit ...
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Incomplete Ubuntu 12.04 install dual-boot XP

This weekend has been the 1st time I've tried to install Ubuntu. On the initial install, (I am using a USB) the installation went all the way through and asked to restart when completed. I was not ...
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How does the download cache work?

I would like to know how the download cache works. Is it possible to clear this space, or does this happen automatically? In my understanding: The download cache is where program files are downloaded ...
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Installation failed with a Blank Screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? Blank Screen, no Fix I've tried works... Hardware conflict maybe? First I tried AMD64 Ubuntu ...
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My Ubuntu 12.04 installed DVD-RW recorder PATA as SCSI

Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit installed DVD-RW recorder PATA as SCSI. My DVD-RW recorder is in /dev/sr0 as SCSI. I opened Disk Management and my IDE PATA drive is installed as SCSI. I can't use this drive ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 install won't boot [duplicate]

I want to replace windows with Ubuntu, so I installed it on my hard drive from a USB stick, but every time I try to install it, and when it gets done installing, i reboot the computer but all i get is ...
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Stuck at boot, both with wubi and USB

I have tried installing Ubuntu 12.04 through USB and with wubi interface. Nothing works. With USB, I will enter the main menu, doesn't matter what i choose, "install ubuntu on a hard drive" or "boot ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu 12.04 live CD

I am unable to boot from an Ubuntu installation disk. When I try to boot, it starts Windows automatically. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 live CD.
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Lubuntu DVD does not boot

I downloaded from Lubuntu ISO from the first link on the lubuntu website. Burned a DVD with CD Burner XP in another PC , and at the target computer changed BIOS boot settings to boot from CD/DVD ...
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How to fix 'grub error file not found' when installing 12.04?

i'm trying to install Ubuntu. I don't know if it is important, but i'm trying to install it on external HDD. In the end i have external bootable HDD which only displays: error: file not found grub ...
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Ubuntu installation dotted text display

I'm new to linux and to askubuntu.com. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop PC and at first there's the black screen. This is solved by the nomodeset option only the next problem I ...
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How can I install Ubuntu 10.04 to replace 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? I Would like to wipe hard drive clean and start over. How can I download Ubuntu 10.4 from Ubuntu web-site and install it ...
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No “Choose OS” screen after co-installation of Ubuntu 12.04

I don't have any technical knowledge of Ubuntu but wanted to install it on a partition. Step-by-step of what i did. used disk management in windows 7 to clear 50gb of space used a usb live ubuntu ...
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Windows Installer (Trial Run)

So Windows Installer is like a trial run in my mind from what I see. It partitions your hard drive so you can use Ubuntu, but Ubuntu relies on Windows remaining on the system, yes? So I have 2 ...
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How to Enhance xinit?

I started with Ubuntu 12.04 minimal and added a couple of applications via apt. Since these applications require GUI, I used sudo apt-get install xinit And to start the applications I am doing ...
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How do I install lubuntu? (kernel panic)

Please help me install Lubuntu 12.04 i386 on an old computer. I select the "Try Lubuntu without installing" and it crashes with a kernel panic. Rarely I do get to the live OS, but soon the display ...
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How can I resolve dpkg dependency problems?

$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. 8 not fully ...
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Installed 12.04 from CD problems with compiz-core - wont continue - just

Installed 12.04 from CD to clean hard drive but on first boot up says problems with compiz-core. Clicked continue with it not installed. After I sent info for help; it came back with some packages are ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a Mac and keep OSX?

Could anyone provide a concise step by step instruction on how to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a Mac OS X Lion? I have read that Ubuntu corrupts the EFI file so I would like to hear from those who have ...
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How do I fix “sorry, a problem occurred while installing software blcr-dkms”?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 running smoothly without any problems. Until recently, I have been receiving this pop-up stating sorry, a problem occurred while installing software Package: blcr-dkms Ubuntu ...
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Every time I boot my laptop I get asked to remove any media and restart, like you do after Ubuntu installation anyone know why this happpening?

I have Ubuntu fully installed on my laptop with no installation media in or attached. Everytime is boot my laptop it asks me to remove installation media and press enter to restart, like what happens ...
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problem installing ubuntu 12.04 after downloading

i have downloaded ubuntu 12.04 and the flle is in my hard drive as ubuntu-12.04-desktop-i386.iso.dap but while installing ubuntu it opens with KM player and get hanged.i have checked the proper ...
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Installation uninstallation shows error but works why?

I get the following message when I remove or install a program but it installs or uninstalls correctly. please help me resolve it. Package operation failed The installation or removal of a software ...
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want to install Ubuntu 12.04 on Powermac 11,2

want to install Ubuntu 12.04 on Apple Powermac 11,2 (G5) which has GeForce 6600 LE video what is the necessary text command to enter at boot prompt? I have tried the regular and alternate CD iso's ...
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How to install Ubuntu on an (U)EFI device with existing GPT?

I had Ubuntu 11.04 running till now. Now I want to reinstall Ubuntu with nearly fresh 12.04. I had much trouble last time to install Ubuntu because of EFI. Yet somehow I somehow got it running. But I ...
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I changed my account from Administrator to Standard. How can I reverse this?

I'll begin by telling you that I am new to Ubuntu and I am using Ubuntu 11.10. My problem is that I changed my account from administrator to standard. To be clear, I am the only user in the system. ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on a single GPT SSD which contains Windows 7

I recently bought a brand new 64 bit PC with a (ASUS) motherboard that supports UEFI and a GPT formatted 240Gb SSD, which contains Windows 7 in the first of 3 (80Gb) partitions. When the system ...
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Crippled Dash under Unity

I freshly installed Ubuntu 12.04 from a minimal install using command sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop --no-install-recommends I logged in only to find that the Dash is crippled. When Dash opens, ...
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Does Axure work in Ubuntu?

Does Axure RP Pro6.5 works on an Ubuntu 11.04 machine? If yes what is the procedure to install it properly?
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MySQL version to be used on Ubuntu 10.04

I've a production server and a test server both having Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS When I installed MySQL on test server, I just run apt-get install mysql-server and 5.1.62-0ubuntu0.10.04.1 got installed ...
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How to tell Ubuntu where to install a program and how to tell where an existing program was installed?

I'm totally new to Ubuntu/Linux, using Ubuntu Server at the moment. Just trying to figure out something basic. How can you tell where you are installing a program. For example I just installed ...
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12.04 Installer is not recognizing current OS

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Lenovo Y570, which already has Windows 7 on it. In the installer, it says that no OS is currently installed on my computer, and it only gives me two ...
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What does “upgrade volume detected” mean when creating a bootable usb stick?

When creating a bootable usb stick for Ubuntu 12.04 server edition, the startup disk creator pops up the "installation complete" window and another window titled "Upgrade volume detected" which says ...
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Can't mount or unmount virtual discs- gives option for “force unmounting”

I've installed Ubuntu (64-bit version) on a vm through VirtualBox on a Windows 7 64-bit host, but I fear that I've done something wrong. First, when I restart my computer, it just goes straight to ...
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How to fix MBR partition prior to Ubuntu Installation? A partition overlaps GPT backup sectors

My main problem is that i have just acquired an ASUS laptop with WINDOWS 7 and I want to install Ubuntu on it. I want to have a dual boot to choose between both Operating systems, I read that it's ...
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How to get Ubuntu Server installed from Ubuntu Minimal?

Once I install Ubuntu minimal, then I have option to customize it the way I want. I can either use it as such with the terminal mode, Make it ubuntu desktop by apt-get install ubuntu-desktop Make it ...
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How do I boot up in windows after using the wubi installer

I used the wubi installer (using a 15 Gb install size, presuming this was the amount it would use as its partition of the hard drive, but apparently it doesn't use a partition) on Windows 7. On reboot ...
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Installing on a mac without a CD burner or USB boot

I am new to Ubuntu, i installed it in an old PC and now it works GREAT!!! My Macbook pro has a glitch and refuses to run Mac OS X, so i installed Windows, and i really want Ubuntu since Windows is not ...
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How to install MacBuntu on an Ubuntu minimal install?

I've tried going for Cinnamon install however the process failed. Discussion here. I want to try a different approach. Thus my question is, how do I install MacBuntu or MAC-4-Lin right onto a Ubuntu ...
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Adding partitions to dual boot on Windows

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 along side Windows 7 on an HP mini 210 netbook. I have down loaded an iso image OK and got the installation program working but I am having problems with ...
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How to add a local repository in kickseed-based install?

According to the Ubuntu installation guide, automated installs are possible using kickseed, a subset of the RedHat's Kickstart configuration. The automatic install section of the installation guide ...
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Why is Ubuntu reporting a slightly different size for my Virtualbox disk?

I'm installing Ubuntu in a VM using VirtualBox; I selected the dynamic expansion option (as opposed to fixed) in VirtualBox and set the limit to 85GB. Then, when I was installing Ubuntu, the virtual ...