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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on Raid installation

We have acquired an machine with Embedded Server RAID technology 5.4.1 and trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.4 onto it. There are two disks and we have defined one logical volume with RAID 1. Then run ...
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Problems with the the Ubuntu 13.10 installation on Macbook Pro 11.2

I am new to Ubuntu, but I decided to install it on my newly gained Macbook Pro 11.2. I have four issues: In live mode, the screen crushed, I can hardly see clearly unless I plug in an external ...
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How to boot from CD / DVD and install from USB?

I've got an legacy Notebook (Toshiba Satellite 1110). I would like to install Lubuntu 14.04 . Unfortunately I was not able to boot from USB. The device is over 10 years old and has only got USB 1.x ...
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Cannot install libgles2-mesa-dev

When I try this following commands on Ubuntu 12.04: sudo apt-get install libgles2-mesa-dev-lts-raring I get the following output: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS & 13.10 not installing - IP through DHCP not working

I have this odd issue. I can't install 12.04LTS or 13.10 (both server) on my server. During the 'getting IP from DHCP' processes, the installation can't optain an IP address. Cable is fine, eth0 is ...
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Ubuntu Won't Connect to the Internet - BCM4312

I've looked at the other questions about having problems connecting to the internet, but it hasn't worked for me so far. I bought a netbook and I wanted to try Ubuntu out, which I installed from a ...
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Installing HP Printer on Crouton, HPLIP says CUPS is missing

I'm trying to get my HP Deskjet 3000 hooked up through crouton on my Toshiba Chromebook. I followed the instructions for installation from ...
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No Option to dual boot while installing

When I am installing 13.10, I do not get an option to dual boot with Windows 8. Its probably because I have Windows 8. It says it doesn't detect an OS but I know 8 is there.
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How to update to java 7 without interfering with java 6 dependent apps?

I'm running jetty 7.6 on ubuntu. It's serving live traffic. That particular version of jetty needs java 6. Now I want to install java 7 on that machine. Will that mess up my jetty instance that's ...
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“new partion table” option is not active while installing ubuntu 13.10

I am trying to install ubuntu 13.10 but the "new partition table" option is not active,. i have shrunk my drive and have 70 gb unallocated space.. but while installing it is not showing as "free ...
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Cannot install and run Eclipse on Ubuntu 12.04

Hi guys well i'm new to Ubuntu my first time try to install and set environment stuffs on Ubuntu. I installed jdk 7 from webupd installer and installed the default setting package. I also installed ...
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Question from a newbie [closed]

I installed ubuntu yesterday, so this is a very new and unique experience for me. Naturally, I want to know how does installation work here? In Windows, exe files are opened and installation boots ...
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Need advice installing Ubuntu on 2nd storage drive for windows 7 computer

Basically I have 2 drives on my pc. One SSD with win 7 OS and most apps it would utilize. My 2nd drive is a 1TB SATA 3 that only has basically steam apps and a few odds and ends like downloads. I ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04 on a dual booted system with swap file

After installing my amd drivers from their website, I ran into some problems and now i boot into "low graphics mode". I decided to reinstall Ubuntu with the live cd. The first time i installed ...
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Cannot install from USB

I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on a server that has only USB boot capability (no cdrom, no pxe). I have tried to use 3 different tools but all have failed. The tools I have tried are ...
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Recovering an unbootable Ubuntu

Today i was trying to install 32 bit wine to my 64 bit pc and even though i knew that it may hurt my Ubuntu setup, i ran a sudo command which deleted build-essantials, some compilers and drivers. ...
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Ubuntu installation issue side by side windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I have pre-installed windows 8.1 and I installed ubuntu 13.10. This is what I see - Boot Mode - [Legacy] Boot Priority - [UEFI] Issue here is when I restart my computer it doesn't ask for ...
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Install Ubuntu along Windows 8 with UEFI (can't get to installation screen)

I am trying to install Ubuntu alongside with Windows 8 for three days now. I have a simple notebook with no CD/DVD drive, so I am using a USB stick for it and I used the recommended usb boot creator ...
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How do I upgrade from Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to the latest stable release? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I want to upgrade to the latest version of Ubuntu. Is it possible? I read on this forum that I have to do a serial upgrading. If that is the case, will all my software ...
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How to install ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

When I was starting my computer I found a problem and due to which the computer was not starting i.e. it was showing boot problem then I thought of installing Ubuntu. The problem arises that I only ...
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How to partition my drive?

OK I have installed Ubuntu 13.10. I have my files on a hard drive. Now I want to put them back on my computer but I am nervous. I have already erased the drive. (I thought it would just replace ...
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How to install Mozilla central in Linux?

I have downloaded the mozilla-central from here. How to install Mozilla central in Linux. I am unable to find the correct document.
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Can't install Ubuntu from USB stick on Macbok Air

yesterday I tried to download Ubuntu with these steps on a Macbook Air (6,2). I got to the GRUB loader and selected to Install Ubuntu. I assumed that this would work, so I (impulsively) removed the OS ...
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bash: ./WorldOfGoo.bin: permission denied

I tried to launch World of Goo from the terminal (./WorldOfGoo.bin), but somehow I couldn't launch it. It displays the following error: bash: ./WorldOfGoo.bin: Permission denied Can anyone help ...
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Destroyed windows 8 with damaged Ubuntu on usb

I was trying to get Windows 8 and Ubuntu get along and dual boot. Somewhere along the process of trying to boot from usb (over and over while testing different uefi settings), the usb got damaged ...
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I cannot change the iso file from which to create a startup disk [duplicate]

I have previously created a 13.10 USB startup disk, following the standard instructions to do so from Ubuntu 12.4 LTS. All went fine. That was a while ago. Now I’m trying to create a 12.4.4 LTS ...
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How to install wireless adapter usb without putting in cd

I just finished my first ever build and installed Ubuntu on it. A day later I bought myself a Linksys AC1200 wireless usb adapter, and I have been trying to install it ever since. In my infinite ...
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install error - Try (hd0,0):NTF5: move memory fails

I am trying to install Lubuntu 13.10 on a a Dell Latitude 505 but it wouldn't boot automatically on reboot with disc in the drive. I had to install some boot file, that the disc suggested. Now on ...
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problem installing ubuntu 13.04 alongside windows 7 [closed]

i have windows 7, i ran ubuntu live cd mode, after asking for try or install, i clicked install. Tick the both check box of update and third party software. After a while it gotto next step. i ticked ...
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How to restore windows 7 from boot on grub2

I have posted previously regarding a similar problem but now I've managed to get a bit further following various tutorials and solutions of others, not being sure of what's really going on though or ...
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Install Windows 7 with Ubuntu 12.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop right now and I also want Windows 7. I want to dual boot. I am unable to partition the disk because it's not possible to shrink the hard-drive. I saw a couple of ...
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How to sysprep ubuntu to take its image

I am using fog to install images in my office. To clone and deploy windows images, sysprep is used to generalize the windows and to make sure it loses all the unique information like name n bla bla ...
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I am getting an error that says “a problem occered when checking for updates” [duplicate]

It has a red circle with a white line that goes through it, what do i do its very annoying and need it to be gone. I can't open ubuntu software center wich is a problem!
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formatting only windows partition and leaving ubuntu untouched

I am using a dual boot system with Ubuntu 13.10 and windows8. I have a 64 bit hp pavilion g6 but when I last installed my win8 I installed a 32 bit OS, and then I installed my ubuntu over my win8. Now ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 installation doesn't work

I uninstalled Ubuntu 13.10 due to problems with the Nvidia driver and installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 and it has the same problems, but in the Ubuntu 12.04.4 version I can't login to the session because the ...
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TeamViewer on Ubuntu 13.10 dependency install problem

This is my first time using this forum and I am relatively new to ubuntu. I installed TeamViewer on another machine running 12.04 no problem. I have the same errors as the OP in this post: ...
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Will “regular” Ubuntu run well on a Dell Inspiron 15r? [duplicate]

I am going to be installing Linux, Ubuntu on a laptop this evening with the following basic specs: Core i3 Processor 4GB RAM 500gb HDD Intel HD 3000 Graphics would the basic, normal, most recent and ...
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Unnecessary packages on my ubuntu VPS server from host. How to diff with standard ubuntu?

The ubuntu setup & packages that I got on my VPS from my host provider seems to be quite different from default Ubuntu server minimal edition. For e.g. I could see some not so necessary packages ...
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X will not start while installing Ubuntu 13.10 on an ASUS N550JV

I've been trying to install Ubuntu from a live usb on my ASUS N550JV-CN270H, of which the DVD Drive has been replaced by an SSD (Crucial M500 480GB). When I select try ubuntu in GRUB the normal ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Lenovo IdeaPad U530 with windows 8.1 preinstalled

There has been a lot of discussion on installing Ubuntu on machines with preinstalled windows 8.1. I noticed that a great amount of work is required. Before I go through with this, I was wondering if ...
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Can't install/try Ubuntu after dd sda hard drive

I mistakenly ran dd on sda which is the current hard-drive Ubuntu installed on. I aborted dd (using ctrl-x) and when rebooted the machine it no longer boots with Ubuntu :( I have nothing important on ...
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I think about adding a second hard drive to my laptop

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 laptop and I want to replace the DVD drive with a 16GB SSD drive. Now I have just 2 partitions on my hard drive ( / and /home), after adding the SSD drive I want to use it ...
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Can't install Apache HTTPD after deleting original folders [duplicate]

I had some problems with Apache, so I removed the entire folder from /etc , /var... now the command: sudo apt-get install apache2 doesn’t work, I guess because there are no apache folder anymore. ...
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sexagenarian needs direction starting to install, use and learn Ubuntu

I need help and please be patient with my sexagenarian memory. I am using Windows 7 on my computer and I very much want to start using Ubuntu. The problem for me is that there seems to be all sorts of ...
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Live CD ubuntu 13.10 is not working with hp printer 1020 plus

I am new to Linux . we have new requirement where in I have to connect HP 1020 plus printer with Ubuntu live cd . I have tried a lot but unable to do . when we are installing new hplib from site I is ...
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How to install games (.sh and .bin games)

I recently purchased the humble bundle but I am having trouble installing the games and getting them to run. Some of them are .sh and others are .bin files. On a terminal, I have cd to the location ...
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No such file or directory: '/usr/lib/python2.7/sitecustomize.py' but it is there in red color

While trying to install denyhosts but I am getting this error: IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/usr/lib/python2.7/sitecustomize.py' I verified that ...
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What is the correct way to create partitions for both Windows and Linux on an Western Digital’s Advanced Format 1 TB Hard Drive?

What is the correct way to create partitions for both Windows and Linux on an Western Digital’s Advanced Format 1 TB Hard Drive? I want partitions to be like this: => Primary: 325 GB Windows 7 x64 ...
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Newest Libre Office Isn't Installing Through PPA [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I've followed the directions closely here: How do I install LibreOffice 4? sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-4-1 sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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How to prevent a kiosk running Ubuntu 13.10 showing the update dialog popup window?

In my KIOSK i have Ubuntu 13.10. How to remove/suspend/blacklist/hide/disable completely from the Ubuntu 13.10 this following popup via command line? (even with GUI when i click settings and insert ...