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Ubuntu doesn't come up after installation

I have downloaded the iso file and put it on a flash drive. After that i booted from the flash drive and the normal Ubuntu installation screen popped up. I clicked install now and it did everything ...
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Fastboot gets stuck while sending userdata image (raring preinstalled) to nexus 7

I am trying to install the latest pre-installed image of Ubuntu on my Nexus 7. However, I am stuck at flashing the userdata image. I have all my drivers and Android SDK updated. Having said that, ...
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grub-install /dev/sda failed this is a critical error

I get this error "grub-install /dev/sda failed" when I'm installing Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit on a new PC (on a DVD) I am new to Linux and any advice would he helpful. system specs: Gigabyte ga-a75m-ud2h ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a computer without an OS on it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu? I'm trying to installing Windows 8 consumer preview on my laptop, but it doesn't work. So now I have no operating system in my laptop, and I'm ...
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dual booting Ubuntu 12.04 and windows 7 (partitioning scheme)

I would like to ask for help on dual booting because it's my first time to try dual booting and a novice on Ubuntu or any Linux distribution. I have 2 partitions on my hard disk: Windows 7 C:\ ...
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How “Install along side Windows” option works

I have created an unallocated space of 10gb on my HDD through Windows. I want to know how does the option "Install along side with Windows" of Ubuntu 12.10 work? Will it use the unallocated space or ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installation wnt wrong, partial install on wrong hd

I attempted an install of 12.04 on my main pc. I mistakenly left-on the power to my 300G external drive. During the install for some odd reason it began installing to the 300Gb external with all my ...
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How to make notebook boot from USB [closed]

I would like to install Ubuntu using a live USB. I created the bootable USB following instructions from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/help/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows with another laptop running ...
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Install .deb files without any Internet

I want to install ndiskgtk and whenever I click the .deb file, it gets me through the Software Center. I don't have any Internet so I can't install it. Will this method above work? I am 13 years old, ...
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When installing Ubuntu, it takes me to a harddrive screen to install help?

A few steps into the installation, there is a screen showing my hard drive, with sda1, sda2 and sda3 partitions. But when I click to install with one of them, it cannot find the root file. How can I ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit boots live CD but can't install on Sony Vaio SVS1511

I need some help. During install first steps ubuntu installer stops during HDD detection.(just before he asks about install side by side with win). It is a 750gb seagate with UEFI system and win 7 64 ...
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Install Ubuntu on a USB Hard Drive (not Live)

Some time ago I made a question asking How to install Ubuntu on a USB external Hard Drive without losing its external storage ability. They've closed my question and sent to this one. Today I did the ...
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Getting an error when trying to install NUT

Im trying to install nut on a headless machine with ubuntu server 12.04 and I keep geeting this error: $ sudo apt-get install nut Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Install Arcreader to ubuntu 12.10

I try to install Arcreader to ubuntu 12.10 64bit. But I have some errors during installing the program. It finished istallation but it doesnent work in 64 bit system (ArcReader is not properly ...
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libvpx not getting installed in ubuntu 12.04

When I use the command : sudo apt-get -f install libvpx* I get the following error : Unpacking libvpx1 (from .../libvpx1_1.0.0-1_amd64.deb) ... dpkg: error processing ...
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Can't Install PrivateerGold1.03.bz2.bin

I downloaded a Linux friendly game called Privateer Gemini Gold. I have the file in my "Downloads" folder. First question: When I start my terminal, and I type LS, downloads appear to be in my home ...
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Installing Ubuntu 11.10 over 10.04

I tried upgrading Ubuntu 9.10 to 10.04.However there were many boot problems and I couldn't boot 10.04 successfully. My computer has broken down and not working. 10.04 was the only OS installed. I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Android source code download problem

I am having AMD Athlon machine with OS Ubuntu 12.04 (64bit OS) installed on it. I need to download source code for android for which I need to follow number of steps as shown in the link. ...
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usb boot not working on oaktrail tablet

I have Oaktrail flatform tablet. (Atom processor) I tried to boot by usb. using syslinux and unetbootin. but, syslinux stop working at copyright message. and unetbootin only black screen. this ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 password don't works after login

During a complete fresh installation I choosed a case sensitive password with an "!" inside the string, it works fine for the normal login, but when I try to use sudo or su or passwd or some GUI stuff ...
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Python ImportErrors while trying to get a program (found on Google Code) to work

I'm trying to install a program written in Python / -->http://code.google.com/p/amphetype/<-- / I did subversion checkout svn checkout http://amphetype.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/ ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu to Acer Aspire One 756 (Intel Dual Core 847, 2 GB RAM)

After deciding to install Ubuntu (12.04) on a newly bought Netbook (Acer Aspire One 756 with Intel Dual Core 847 and 2 GB RAM, Linpus linux pre-installed), I have had trouble getting it done. I have ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a Samsung NP355V5C-S03IN with an AMD APU [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Ubuntu? I placed an order for Samsung NP355V5C-S03IN (AMD A8 Version) which I will receive soon. This model comes with 750GB HDD (Single Partition) ...
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Running extremely slow, and laggy [duplicate]

I started by using the Web Installer, and installing Ubuntu 12.10 on my Samsung NP305-e5a laptop (4gb ddr ram, amd integrated graphics), this was extremely laggy and slow while running simple tasks ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 12.10 from USB HELP?

I can't boot ubuntu from Usb flash driver (8Gb) from Windows xp .. Is there any Autoboot or something like that . Can you answer that now cause My Pc is messed up with virus i want to install that now ...
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Changing ubuntu one installation folder in windows

I changed my windows default programs(x86) folder to another partition, I have all my programs installed there, it's in D:, but the automatic ubuntuone installation puts the program in C:, obviously, ...
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ubuntu 12.10 usb startup brought settings from the last computer

I used a usb to put 12.10 on a dell laptop. Everything is working fine. I used the same usb to put it on a dell desktop. Ubuntu is not working well on the desktop and in settings, claims to be the ...
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Can I download Ubuntu 12.04 on a notebook/laptop?

I´ve had some problems with my Ubuntu instalation. I considered reinstalling the OS completely, but the downloads for Ubuntu 12.04 I find online say they are desktop downloads. Can I use one of ...
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launching executable from /usr/local/bin needs access to local file

I have an executable, called "octane", that I want to be able to launch globally. The executable requires access to a local binary, "octane.dat", in order to run. I placed the directory containing ...
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Wubi install freezes 3/4 through

I downloaded Ubuntu on a USB stick, then the Windows installer, and ran wubi.exe. When I rebooted to complete the installation, it froze 3/4 of the way through. After 30 minutes of waiting I removed ...
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Error while installing GNU Octave packages

I want to install the GNU Octave optim package, but I keep receiving errors in the process. Apparently I need to install some other packages first, one of which is the general package. However, when I ...
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Unable to instal Ubuntu (dualboot) on my laptop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I am facing very serious issue with my laptop: HP Pavilion g4 - Intel i5 , 2450M 250GHZ. I am ...
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How to make live DVD EFI bootable?

Equipment: Pre-loaded Windows 8 Laptop, needs multi-boot capability (Win8 + Linux and BSD) Lots of USB 3.0 sticks and blank DVD-Rs. Various ISO's, including Ubuntu Secure-remix 12.10 Problem: After ...
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Installing Ubuntu on blank hard drive

Ok so I took the hard drive out of my old laptop to use as an external however now I want to use it in the old laptop again so that I can mess with Linux. Again, I did reformat it to the "default ...
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How integrate manually installed app into the desktop?

By manually installed, I mean downloaded as a .bz2 file and extracted into my home directory. What should I do so that it's available from the dash and so I won't have to go to the directory and click ...
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How to install kghostview

In order to use kghostview, I download the page from here. After that, I run the following command: sudo dpkg -i kghostview_3.5.10-0ubuntu1~hardy1.1_i386.deb However, I have the following error ...
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How long to install

How long does it take ubuntu 12.10 to install? It has been over an hour and a half. It says installing but nothing is happening.
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Ubuntu Desktop or Server for VoIP server? [closed]

If I wanted to install Ubuntu to run an VoIP Server such as FreeSWITCH, which version would you recommend I install? Would a basic Desktop do or do I have to install a server version?
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Cannot install Ubuntu

I'm using Windows 7 and when I try to install and this message appears: "An error ocurred: Could not retrieve the required installation files For more information, please see the log file: ...
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Invalid or damaged bootable partition [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu from the Ubuntu website and copied it to a pen drive. On booting it I'm getting an error stating Invalid or damaged bootable partition. How can I resolve this problem?
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Setup with same mount point (help me, please!)

this is my situation: I want to have installed 4 Operating Systems, by the moment I already have 3 OS installed (Windows XP, Windows XP 64-bit edition and a Linux distro). These are some features of ...
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Ho do I install Ubuntu on my Mac PowerPC G5

How do I install Ubuntu on my powerpc G5? which version do I download? where do I download it from? and how do I get it to install? I tried burning ubuntu powerpc 12.04 and booting from the cd and all ...
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Virtual Box or Disk Partition [closed]

I am a windows7 user and have never used a linux os. I want to try Debian on my machine. What are the advantages/disadvantages of the following two options? 1) Partition my hard drive and install ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 + Windows 7 - No option to install alongside windows 7

I have a 64-bit Windows 7 OS installed at the moment. I have used GPartEd to shrink the current Windows 7 partition on my 720GB HDD to 200GB. I have then made a new NTFS partition of 200GB which I ...
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Install Ubuntu 12.04 on Drive “D”?

I have a Dell Inspiron 531S that originally came loaded with Windows Vista. A couple years ago I purchased a copy of Windows 7, formatted the hard drive and installed the updated operating system. ...
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finding an apt-get installation

Warning : totally noob question... I just started using ubuntu at home, and i love it, but there are some basic stuff that i don't know how to do and is annoying me... When I install a package using ...
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Unable To Install Wine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Wine on 64 Bit I am trying to install Wine 1.5, but I keep getting errors. I am trying to install via terminal. I have Ubuntu 12.10 x64. Here are the steps I ...
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Why Flush torrent client would not start?

Flush is a torrent client similar to Deluge or Qbittorrent, is the lightest, and I have used it along Qbittorrent without any problem for some time. But after reinstalling the OS I used only ...
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USB Installation reports disk full

When installing ubuntu 12.10 via live usb, message pops up reporting partition is full. I wasn't even given an option to select the partition I want to use. Any suggestions?
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Can't make AWUS036H work in Ubuntu 12.10

I am using 64 bit Ubuntu 12.10. This is my kernel version: Linux 3.5.0-19-generic #30-Ubuntu SMP Tue Nov 13 17:48:01 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux My wireless card is an AWUSU36H ...