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phonegap create test not working

I installed node.js and npm on my Ubuntu 14.04 system using: sudo apt-get install nodejs sudo apt-get install npm I then tried to install phonegap with npm install -g phonegap. Everything seemed ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a F2FS partition

How can I install Ubuntu 14.04 on a F2FS partition? I created the partition with Gparted but during the installation the Ubuntu installer could not recognize the filesystem on the partition.
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deletion of ubuntu [duplicate]

I had windows7 with 4 partitions (c:,d:,e:,g:)and i separated 150 G from e: by shrinking in windows then i installed ubuntu 13.04 by booting from flash installer and when itshowd partitions to install ...
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how install ubuntu 14.04 lenovo G410 [on hold]

i want to install ubuntu 14.04 on laptop lenovo G410 it's has:coreI5 ,8GB Ram, AMD RADEON graphics i try to install with a usb, star loading OS and the sistem alert video problem i select any ...
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Installation of ubuntu 14.04 “Restart Installation”

My problem is that I have a live usb installer for ubuntu 14.04, it loads fine until the installer is giving me a choice of installing it along side windows7, delete windows 7 and some other options, ...
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Unable to access “Ubuntu 14.04 LTS amd64” ISO burned DVD

Burned the ISO on at least 3 different drives but none will mount? Unable to access “Ubuntu 14.04 LTS amd64” DVD: Mount exited with non-zero exit status 32: mount: unknown filesystem type 'iso9660'
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Easy way to check installed software and configurations?

I am wondering if there is an easy way to make sure to get a list of all installed software on an Ubuntu server (both from source and from apt-get). This should hopefully include important data ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: nvidia drivers cannot be installed

I have an Asus laptop with a nVidia card. lspci tells me: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF119M [GeForce 610M] (rev a1) I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64-bit ...
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How can I delete ubuntu from usb installer?

I used a usb to install ubuntu to my friend. After the installation finished, I can't delete contents, what can I do to format it? Since this reading this as just being part of the system and does not ...
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How do I upgrade my Ubuntu server from one LTS version to another? Is this safe?

I like to keep all my servers running only the most stable versions of any operating system, so obviously I only run the LTS versions of Ubuntu. I currently have a few servers running Ubuntu server ...
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debian compat wireless offline installation

i need to install the compat wireless driver in order to get acces to internet so i can install the gnome gui on my ausus N56VZ laptop. (using debian atm) my problem is i have no clue how to install ...
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can i install the broadcom sta wireless driver to kubuntu from windows?

I need to install this driver for my wireless internet. I have windows and i was wondering if i downloaded the drive to windows could I transfer it to kubuntu and install it there? I understand ...
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installing and testing cuda in ubuntu 14.04

no one seems to have asked already and since 14.04 is LTS I might as well go ahead and ask now: I am uncertain about how to install cuda in my system. looking around there are many tutorials about ...
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Help removing ubuntu 12.10! [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop, no Windows. I have my system disks and tried to do a system recovery and it won't allow me. I've tried creating a boot disk and doing the "try ubuntu" and ...
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I have some questions before installing ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

Hello i have waited for ubuntu 14.04 release so that i wouldnt have to upgrade later. My problem is that when i try ubuntu from a usb the mouse curser is flickering, It's very annoying. Also i have ...
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Blank Screen after trying to upgrade 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

So I tried upgrading my Lenovo G505 laptop from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. It was working at first and I got the installation menu but when I clicked on upgrade 12.04 to 14.04, my screen went black. After ...
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Can I install Ubuntu without DVD, USB or doing a dual install?

I have quite an old PC and wanted to install Ubuntu to replace XP. However, the DVD drive is getting old and does not recognize any DVDRs I burn to install Ubuntu. I can't install off USB (even with ...
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No option to choose between Ubuntu or Windows at startup; tried many suggestions already

Yesterday I used a live cd to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer already loaded with Windows 8. The Ubuntu install did NOT recognize any operating system on the computer, so I chose "something else" ...
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Removing partition by reinstalling Ubuntu

My laptop was running on Windows XP. Then I decided to try Ubuntu. (It's fast and sleek, btw) I chose the dual-boot option. Days later, I decided to fully commit to the latter. At first, I tried to ...
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Updating Linux to 14.04 LTS with no root file system

im trying to update my Linux notebook (Intel Atom CPU N450 @1.66 Ghz x2) into the newer version of Ubuntu Linux (14.04 LTS 32-bit), but im having some difficulties: First, im using a usb boot ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 Only /dev/sda Showing

I'm using the live CD to try and install Ubuntu 14.04 on my old desktop. The two disks were previously part of a RAID array (of 3 disks, RAID , 1 degraded and couldn't be bothered rebuilding for an ...
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Am I running 32-bit or 64-bit?

I know this question has been asked a number of times, but my system seems to contradict itself… Following the answer to this question, I have run the following: $ uname -a Linux manaha ...
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Getting an unfixable graphics error when I boot from fresh install, runs fine from live USB (Ubuntu 12.02)

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu so I'm probably just doing something wrong. The PC is an old Toshiba laptop. The hard drive pooped out on it so I ran Ubuntu using a USB stick for a few weeks while waiting ...
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Not able to install ubuntu 14.04 using wubu

I have downloaded ubuntu 14.04 32 bit iso and made bootable usb stick of it..from there I took wubu and put it in on the same folder in which I ahve put iso file.When I tried installing ubuntu using ...
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Ubuntu alongside WIndows 7 - no option

I can't install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 Professional 64bit, because I don't have the installation option. I set up the partitions as shown in this picture: Help me please This is how ...
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create fresh home partition without deleting videos/music etc

My partition scheme is quite simple, I have /, /home and a swap area. I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04, and I chose not to format the partition. I found out that this has resulted in a lot of mess, ...
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Locating a installation

Hello I would like to find a file called lyxpipe (which is used by the program lyx). However, I don't have a idea where the program is installed. I typed locate lyx lyx: /usr/bin/lyx2.0 ...
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Software Center not respondng when installing Steam

Whenever I try to install Steam from the Software Center, the center goes unresponsive and I have to cancel it. I get no error message other than "Not responding". I have tried installing the Steam ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 install NVIDIA driver

After I have managed to get running Ubuntu 14.04 (look at my last question about booting upgraded Ubuntu) now there is another problem: To continue with that story: I found a way to burn the image on ...
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Installing Ubuntu paralel to windows for graphic design

The Question is, how to divide the memory disk at the moment of installing if I want to install it with windows as well? taking in consideration that I'm going to be using graphic design programs like ...
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sluggish response

I apologise in advance for the preamble, but I hope it might aid a diagnosis. I have just reinstalled 12.04 from wubi live cd on an xp machine. This reinstall follows 1 failed upgrade to 14.04 and ...
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UEFI install UBUNTU 14.04 Along Windows 8 (Dual Boot) [duplicate]

I have a preinstalled windows 8.1 with secure boot on. i installed ubuntu 14.04 in uefi after which it showed the boot menu for first time, then i booted into windows and then when i started the pc ...
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Ubunu 14.04 weird hd out of disk eroor

I was migrated from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to ubuntu 14.04LTS. And it was working fine first :) Then couple of restarts later , I go this same old hd0 out of disk grub rescue thing. Then I booted OS with a ...
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shutdown using keyboard

After I installed Ubuntu 13.10, for some reason my video card does not have output, I just wonder if this is the case, are there any way to shut down Ubuntu using keyboard safely without harm the ...
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Double HDD for double Ubuntu-Windows installation [on hold]

I'm Oscar from Colombia. I'm apologize if my English is not enough good, but I'll try my best. I am an enthusiastic user of Ubuntu (not exactly an expert), so I like to learn anithing that I could, ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 Serious errors were found while checking the disk drive for /

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 13.10. I had installed the earlier version using WUBI. I am receiving the following error on booting Ubuntu with the latest kernel 3.14 Serious error ...
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How can I install apache, mysql, php on ubuntu desktop [duplicate]

I just installed ubuntu 13.10 desktop, I would like to know can I install Apache, MySQL and PHP on ubuntu desktop version or do I need to install on the ubuntu server version? Your help and ...
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Software-center disappeared from Launcher and won't work after re-install

On Gnome desktop. After it disappeared, I attempted to reinstall with: sudo apt-get install software-center. This seemed to work and the file was located in /usr/bin but when I issued: software-center ...
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Disk partitions for Windows 7 & Ubuntu dual boot

I had Windows 7 previously. I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.04 along with it and installed it (from USB). Actually, I created a separate 40GB disk partition for Ubuntu. But nowhere during the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 DVD installation results in infinite loop connected to radeon evergreen startup

I'm trying to DVD install Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 on my laptop. However, the DVD installer boot runs into an infinite loop when it tries to initialize the Radeon GPU, like this: [drm:r600_u] ERROR UVD not ...
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14.04 can't get Epson ME-103 scanner to work

I got a brand new computer and would like to use Ubuntu 64 bit tried 13.10 for a month and got stuck with getting my Epson ME-301 scanner to work. Now 14.04 is released, I gave another try but did ...
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Trouble setting up Lenovo IdeaCentre K450 usb boot

I am having trouble setting up a Lenovo IdeaCentre K450 to dual boot. I am using a 64-bit 12.04 bootable usb thumb drive (which I have used to boot from many times before). My Bios boot settings are: ...
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trouble booting 14.04 from USB

I'm trying to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 and am encountering problems. I'm working from 12.04. Downloaded the 14.04 iso file. Used the Startup Disc Creator App. However, when I try to boot from ...
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I can't boot Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on Mac download

I've been trying to replace my MacOS in my iMac with Ubuntu 14.04. Initially, I downloaded the standard 64-bit and installed using a USB drive. Although the install says it's successful, I can't ...
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Can't load ubuntu 12.04.4 onto my Vaio with new hard drive

I'm a newbie to Linux and Ubuntu, but I hate Microsoft 8 and Sony with a passion, so when my Vaio's hard drive died and I realized that I'd never been able to make a system restore disc because ...
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Question about manual partitioning for Dual boot system

I recently bought a new laptop, and I am trying to dual boot my system with windows 8.1 and ubuntu. My installer doesn't recognize the windows 8 partition on my hard drive, so it doesn't give me the ...
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Troubles installing MPLABX on Trusty

I'm trying to install MPLABX on my brand new ubuntu 14.04 and i found there are lots of problems. I already did it on 13.10 64bits with no major troubles In the microchip site says i need to instal a ...
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Install Windows on Ubuntu from bootable USB [on hold]

I would like to ask how to install Windows 8 on Ubuntu. I created a bootable Windows USB, (once FAT32 and once ntfs), but I do not know how to run the USB, I could only open it as a folder. Windows ...
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Black Screen during Install. USB boot. 14.04. [on hold]

Im booting from a live USB. I get the screen saying try ubuntu, install ubuntu, and what not. When i click either of those options it goes to a black screen and just stays that way indefinitely. I ...
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Clonezila server installation on ubuntu 13.04 [on hold]

Can u please tell me the step by step process installation of clonezila server edition on ubuntu 13.04 and how to take back and restore image of client