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Unable to boot Ubuntu 12.04; after new-installation

I am new at ubuntu and have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 in a second partition ; the first partition being Windows 7. The installation was without problems; then by re-start appears GNU GRUB on the ...
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The difference between simply installing software & adding to repository [duplicate]

I have a simple question coming from my mind. What is the difference between : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cwchien/gradle sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gradle And simply sudo apt-get ...
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how can i fix "errors were encounterd while processing: mmodemanager whoopsie

I am using an Ubuntu 13.10 image on my android and I cant seem to install the Ubuntu gnome desktop. Device information: - Sony Xperia S (LT26I - Arm-V7 - Snapdragon S3 1.83ghz - Adreno 220 GPU - ...
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Installing imagemagick on user account

The version of ImageMagick on the machine I am using is too old for the operation I am trying to execute. I do not have admin privileges and the sysadmin will not upgrade ImageMagick. How do I ...
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How do I install `Platypus` (and NaturallySpeaking 12 Premium) on Ubuntu 13.10 x64?

For the record, I have all of the following packages installed on my machine: wine wine-gecko1.4 wine-gecko1.4:i386 wine1.4 wine1.4-amd64 wine1.4-dev wine1.4-i386-i386 winetricks I created a ...
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Not able to install Ubuntu 12.04 using wubi

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 in my windows machine using Wubi. It's not the first time I am trying to install using Wubi, I have done that before but I am facing some issues this time... I ...
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GPT partition scheme

I'm reinstalling my operating systems to use GPT and am willing to do it properly this time... I'm intending to use the following partition scheme: sda |-- sda1 500 MiB EFI |-- sda2 100 GiB Linux ...
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Booted up into grub rescue unable to bypass to other partitions

I had recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on to a hdd on my desktop computer which is already dual booting windows 8.1 and windows 7. The installation went fine the first time but I wanted to try to add ...
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Issue with downloading Ubuntu [closed]

When i attempt to download Ubuntu desktop, I get a message to go to a website about Windows file associations or extensions. There are a number of options there, but i don't know which to select or ...
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Dual Boot unable to find a medium containing a live file system

i am facing this problem once i try to install Ubuntu as a dual boot with my windows 8.1. I have been reading posts all day long and have tried pretty much everything i can think of. I am an Ubuntu ...
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Installed Xubuntu on XP system but cannot boot it

I just installed Xubuntu on a Windows XP machine. I left Windows XP on the machine, and made a new logical drive, E, to which I installed Xubuntu. During the installation, I was asked to install ...
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trouble installing 13.10 along xp [duplicate]

I am a newbee. Tried to install 13.10 along with XP. Nothing except a blank screen comes up. On right click I can create folders. How do I get in/out? Thanks
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Dependency problem in installation [duplicate]

I am trying to install globus toolkit 5.2.5. But I have some dependencies problem that I'm not able to solve: mint@subhash ~ $ sudo apt-get install globus-resource-management-sdk Reading package ...
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What will be the difference between freshly installed OS and upgraded from previous version?

I had installed Ubuntu 13.10 when it was released. Now Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is ready to be launched. I wonder if there will be any different between a freshly installed Ubuntu and Upgraded from previous ...
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ubuntu 13.10 won't install it just reboot the pc when terying to install

im having a problem in installing any version of Ubuntu along side window's seven or inside it,it seems that the only sollution is to format my pc but i don't like to do that . when booting from the ...
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My laptop has both a 500 GB HDD and a 32 GB SSD, what's the best way to partition my Ubuntu Installation, and How?

Would the best method be to install the OS on the SSD and then keep all my files on the HDD? What do you think is the best way to partition my installation, and how would I do so? Thanks!
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 on new Macbook Pro. Installs then fails after restart

So i install Ubuntu from a live USB. No problems there. I get to the end of the the installation and am told to restart. I restart it them get a white screen with a blinking file icon with a question ...
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startup after installation problem in choosing w7 and ubuntu

I installed ubuntu 12.04 with using DVD beside my Windows 7. Installation was completed. Then it asked for restarting the system. After that system goes to Windows 7 without asking me to choose ...
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Ubuntu server 12.4 LTS installation -boot Error

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.4 server but it doesnt boot I downloaded the iso that corresponds to my server (amd x64) and I made a USB device bootable using the Universal USB Installer as ...
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Ubuntu installation with disk partition [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu, so please guide me on how the partition of a 500 GB HDD has to be made. If I go to the two partitions, then ask no root file mounted, then the installation does not continue. ...
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New Samsung ATIV 9 Ultrabook; Deleting Windows 8.1 and Installing Ubuntu

I understand from reading other threads that there are some complications with adding Ubuntu to a computer that came with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. I haven't used any of the Linux distros before. ...
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I cant install libraries [duplicate]

I typed in: apt-get install git-core libqt4-dev and I got an error saying: could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: permission denied) unable to lock the administration directory ...
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How does a newbie install a Ubuntu dual boot on an computer with XP?

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit) as a dual boot on my laptop which is running XP. I managed to create a bootable USB stick, and to boot the laptop from that. When offered the choice ...
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Rcmdr: Can't install EacsPir plugin

I've starting using Rcommander (Rcmdr) but I can't understand how to install the plugin EacsPir, I can only "load packages" but not install a new one (can't find out how..), and EacsPir is not in the ...
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e17 installation and unmet dependencies

Every which way I try to correct unmet dependencies it gives me some long error. Trying to install packages I get evas-loaders : Depends: libefl (>= 201312241217) but it is not going to be ...
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UEFI - Black screen when attempting to install UBUNTU [duplicate]

Today, I received my new Packard Bell EN TE69BM. The Laptop comes with garbage aka Windows 8. I want to install Ubuntu on it. Unfortunately the BIOS is set up to boots the flash drive in EFI mode and ...
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How to create disc that installs Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I just downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 desktop -amd64 but it is an ISO file. Do I have to create a disc (make Bootable CD) to install new OS (Ubuntu 13.10)? I haven't done this before.
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Linked problem with a Windows program which I need to run one time

When I have used Windows 8 I have set to keep battery life with Lenovo Power Management. It have charged battery to 60% and keep it so. One time I have started my laptop without battery and this ...
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Boot problem after installing Ubuntu 13.10 Operating System Not Found VAIO

I have a Sony VAIO bought in 2013 (model SVS151290X). First I wanted to run Windows 8 + Ubuntu so I deleted the WIndows Recovery partition(32gb) and tried to install the Ubuntu there. Something wrong ...
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How can I install Ubuntu to a spare second hard drive?

I have recently purchased 'Ubuntu unleashed' with a view to making a first time installation of Ubuntu. The book contained a DVD version 13.10 but I have so far been unsuccessful with the actual ...
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Partition problem with dual booting [duplicate]

I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows Xp. Windows is on the C drive and I want to install Ubuntu on the D drive. When I get to the partitions table during installation, there should be a dev/sda ...
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no partitions grub error from a dual boot from windows seven after deleting the Ubuntu partition [duplicate]

I deleted the Ubuntu partitions from window seven then I restarted the machine but it wont start up but I cant get back to windows seven.Instead I get a no partition grub rescue> error.I cant even get ...
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No connection to wireless internet during “Try Ubuntu” 12.04 from USB stick

I'm one of the probably many who's looking for an alternative to Windows XP, so I've put Ubuntu 12.04 on a USB for booting and then successfully did Try Ubuntu without installing, which went smooth. ...
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Cannot find package (pymol) [closed]

I'm trying to install the program pymol (https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/raring/pymol/) on my system (I have Ubuntu 13.04). I've tried it via this link to the softwarecentre and via the ...
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Install Ubuntu from iso image on DVD

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a Sony Vaio model PCG-FX501 . I have created several iso images but they can only be written to a DVD as I use Nero. ( because of the size of the file). Non will ...
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Reinstall Ubuntu to its default state, without an installation medium like a DVD or USB?

Having mucked up my system fairly... horridly, I just want to get my system back to a fresh install state, where I have absolutely no leftovers from my current state, including packages, configs, ...
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Install ubuntu on dell lattitude d600

Hi everyone my name is Ryan. I have dell lattitude d600 laptop I have window xp installed on this PC and I want install ubuntu and I try to install the new version of ubuntu in this PC and when I was ...
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Do the 13.10 Ubuntu USB can install software on it? [duplicate]

I am downloaded the Ubuntu 13.10 and following it manual make the ISO to a 8G USB. I can boot it live with my notebook when I choose "Try It" on the boot menu. Now, I am just have some questions... ...
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SDL2 not being loaded correctly by Jedi Academy (OpenJK)

So I am trying to install Star Wars Jedi Knight Jedi Academy on my laptop, running Ubuntu 13.10. As you may or may not know, this game is quite old and the creators, LucasArts, have only made versions ...
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How to partition for a successfull boot with raid5 + lvm +encryption

I have been trying to make this setup work for several days. The system never boots... When I do a setup without the software raid I can get it to work. How should I set up my system partition to be ...
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Black screen after login on main account, after LaTex install failed [duplicate]

I recently tried installing LaTex on my Ubuntu 13.10 system. The installation failed but I cant remember the error-messages. After the failed installation the memory cache was quite full and the ...
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no mouse when installing

When installing 12.04.4 from dvd I have no mouse anymore. I try installing the 32 bit version, tried with a usb-mouse (logitech) and also with a mouse with green round connector. Both don't work. ...
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problem with installing ubuntu 13.10 in latest edtion laptops [duplicate]

last week i download ubuntu ISO image and burn it in DVD. i have a hp i3 laptop(2d28 TU) WITH 2GB with RAM.+ window 8.1 pro. When i m trying to install it first option comes that select the language, ...
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Install Ubuntu to a 15GB partition

I know this question is quite basic, but I am really new to linux and trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo Y510p laptop which already have Windows 8 installed on it. What I want to do is to ...
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Ubiquity segfaults every single time (custom distro)

Having recently created a custom distro (Ubuntu 14.04 Server + WindowMaker + some additional boilerplate code) using Remastersys/Relinux (I tried both), I'm now seeking to install it on another ...
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Binary file wont run. How do i install it? [duplicate]

I downloaded the 2.70 release of blender from the blender website (blender.org) and extracted the file to /home. The instructions in the readme say that i need to simply run the executable binary. ...
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I'm confused about SSD optimization

I've tried to find out the deal with this, but I just can't. I have 3 drives in my rig. 1 240GB SSD, which I would like the main OS to go on (I have 16GB of RAM so no swap needed), a 1 TB backup drive ...
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Upgrading from XP [duplicate]

I have an old XP laptop running a 600m processor. I downloaded Ubuntu. I have not run install yet. What is the next step?
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Unable to dual boot in dell xps 14 with windows 8/8.1

Hi can anyone help me in dual booting the windows 8/8.1 to ubuntu 12.4/13 when I am using the wubi file and I installed the ubuntu and It reboots and finally it showing me an error of 0xc000000f ...
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How do I control which drive Ubuntu installs to? [duplicate]

I have 2 320 GB drives on my computer. I have Windows 7 installed on Drive C: How do I install Ubuntu onto Drive D, and still have dual boot capability?