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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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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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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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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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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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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?
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How to Access Ubuntu

I have downloaded and installed Ubuntu from CD, but it doesn't show up when I reboot. How do I switch from Windows to Ubuntu?
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How to remove files created by sudo make install

I was installing llvm using sudo make install but due to space constraint it was not completed and got failed but in the meanwhile it has created so many heavy files in my machine so that now I am ...
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Error: “No package 'libgpod-1.0' found” when trying to install gtkpod2.1.4

I am very new to using Ubuntu but I know the basics. I've been having a series of errors while trying to compile gtkpod2.1.4. I've managed to fix most of them so far with a little googling, mostly ...
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Can i recover windows after Ubuntu installation?

I am not the best guys in the world with computers... However, i was wondering, if it is possible to make a full intallation of ubuntu on my pc, and make a backup of the windows 8 currently on it. ...
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Booting Ubuntu on a different computer

I installed UBUNTU 12.04, and installed Linus' last kernel (3.14) and it boot fine on my computer. I took the hard disk and put it on another computer and it didn't succeed to boot from my HD and ...
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LibSSL1.0.0 Throwing Errors

Whenever I try to do any package manipulation - stuff like apt-get install or apt-get update, etc. - I keep getting errors related to libssl1.0.0. I've tried various things online to no avail. sudo ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 10.04 with 12.04 already installed

I have a machine with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop installed and everything works find. I would like to install 10.04 LTS on a second partition. I tried booting from a 10.04 DVD through the BIOS. When ...
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Lenovo y580, Windows 7 and Ubuntu (i Hope so…)

I love Ubuntu so I wanted to have one on my laptop. I have Lenovo Y580 with Core i3-3310m version. I have Windows 7 (for my work, unfortunetly) but I also wanted to have Ubuntu. My first attempt to go ...
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Can't boot win7 after installing ubuntu 12.04 how can i restore my win7?

I use flash disk to install my ubuntu 12.04 under win7 system, however i made a stupid mistake when I later know that I cant choose install ubuntu alongside with win7 (should choose advanced mode), ...
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Question about install Ubuntu

Today I tried to reinstall my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS through a USB flash, at first time I chose the default partition plan, then I found that there is no /home partition, and I think remount a /home is much ...
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How to install mysql without root access?

I found this article that explains how to install MySQL without root access. However, on the MySQL download page is no download link for Ubuntu. Which one should I choose in this case? If it has a ...
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Installing Windows 7 after Ubuntu on MacbookPro 8,2

I have an extremely long troubleshooting narrative, but here are what I believe to be the most crucial features. I own a MacbookPro 8,2. Currently running Ubuntu exclusively. I attempted to ...
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Epson Expression Premium XP-700

How to install Epson Expression Premium XP-700 printer into Desktop Ubuntu 13:10. It detects the network printer but then looks for a driver but does not find one.
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Unable to install Ubuntu on

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 from a Live USB, but was unable to get into the live environment when I selected Try Ubuntu without installing option. Then I tried again by selecting Install Ubuntu ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu full disk encrypted but Windows untouched

I have been dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 7 for a while now. In the past, I have used the "encrypt home folder" option to add (some) security to my installation (ie. now no one can easily steal my ...
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Installation instructions for dual boot Ubuntu and Windows

I've completed a new build and I would like to make it a Windows 7 and Ubuntu dual boot system. I am brand new to Linux and, while I have done a lot of research into ways to partition my drives and so ...
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Kubuntu Installation

Am new to Kubuntu. I would like to install it(12.04.4) on my homePC. I've got the software. Is there any installation guide? Also, to download repositories/packages for installing applications, Is ...
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Install Ubuntu alongside Mac OS X option only gives me a few 30 Gigs

I'm trying to install Ubuntu alongside Mac and I have 1 TB of memory. I inserted the install CD, selected a language, and did all that other stuff. When i clicked the "Install Ubuntu alongside Mac OS ...
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cannot upgrade Catfish file searching tool

I receive the following error messages attempting to upgrade the Catfish file searching tool: The following packages have been kept back: catfish The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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I can't install Ubuntu from iso but can from magazine cover disks.

I have an old Win XP with Celeron processor. I have tried to install numerous flavours of Linux and the only one I can get to install from an iso on DVD is Puppy, but I want Ubuntu. Strangely I can ...
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Reasonable partition scheme for Windows 7 Ultimate/Ubuntu dual boot with SSD and HDD

I've just completed a new build and I am planning to install and use Linux for the first time in the form of a dual boot with Windows 7 Ultimate & the latest Ubuntu release. I intend to use a ...
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Install python setup tools for Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install Savanna in OpenStack but I am getting this error that I have posted on askubuntu.com Someone told me that it might happen because I have not right version of python-setup-tools ...
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accidentally deleted partitions [closed]

I am having some trouble with my laptop. I had win 7 64 bit preinstalled on laptop and recently installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I was trying to find what could be the worst case for my laptop..I opened ...
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Reinstalling windows while having linux (ubuntu)

I have installed windows XP and then decided to install Ubuntu. Ubuntu is now set as default OS (it automatically loads Ubuntu). My question is how can I reinstall Windows XP without removing ...
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pip install … Failed with error code 1 …

I'm trying to configure my new system with Ubuntu 13.10 but pip won't let me install anything. No matter what package I try to install I always get the error: ...failed with error code 1 in ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Lenovo Ideapad S510p [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Ideapad S510p (59-411351) Laptop (4th Gen Ci3/ 8GB/ 1TB/ Win8.1/ 2GB Graph). Can I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it? Any specific steps I need to follow?
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How do I install Ubuntu Studio from a USB Flash Drive?

So I have the standard Ubuntu 13.10, and I wanted to install Ubuntu studio. The only way I can do that is through a Flash drive, so I downloaded the newest version of Ubuntu studio, and used ...
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Install Ubuntu on Second Internal Drive fully seperate from Windows [duplicate]

Let's say I have Drive C:, and Drive D:. Drive C: has Windows 7 on it, and Drive D: is currently completely empty. I would like to install Ubuntu on Drive D: without adding a bootloader/GRUB to the ...
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Install PHP 5.3.2 or any 5.3x on Ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

I am new to linux and installed Ubuntu and Apache2 by searching on Internet. Everything goes fine up to Apache installation. Now like to install php5.3.2 On searching found command ...
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12.04.4 hangs at install

I am trying to install 12.04.4 on a Dell Precision M70 laptop. I wiped the disk clean and established 3 partitions - one formatted for root, one for swap and one NTFS. All are at least 30 Gig. I have ...
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I can't seem to boot Ubuntu properly

I recently installed Ubuntu and once installed, I was greeted by a black screen only (the terminal). When restarting I selected Ubuntu and it still sent me back to the black screen again. I used to ...
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How to install software packages on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have read everywhere possible to know how to install software packages on ubuntu, but i didn't understand exactly how to do that, they write many steps and I try them but never got satisfying ...