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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to install the driver for this printer? failing to start the daemon

How do i install the driver? its failing to start the daemon http://www.custom.biz/printers/vkp-VIII-Oii-48-6# root@s:~/Downloads/VKP80_CUPSDrv_64bit-1.03# uname -a Linux s 3.11.0-18-generic ...
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install xfce unable to fetch 503 service unavailable

I'm trying to install ubuntu with crouton and sh -e ~/Downloads/crouton -t xfce on my samsung chromebook, I've done it already two times before and it worked well but I had some problems so I ...
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problem with boot loader installation

I had ubunto 10.04 working on a eeepc and I decided to make a fresh installation. I used an usb stick with 12.04. At the end the installer said it was impossible to install the boot loader in ...
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Trouble to install ubuntu on a free os computer

I recently bought a computer with free os, with nothing on it except the uefi of the motherboard. Its motherboard is an asus H81M-plus. I have only access to the uefi mode. I can set up a usblive ...
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CPU Problem with 13.10 VMware Player Appliance

I have mounted a 64-bit Ubuntu .iso onto a VMware Player virtual machine, but it came up with a messsage saying my host is unable to run 64-bit guest OS-es. I have checked this issue with the VMware ...
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How to solve this - Failed to fetch http: Size mismatch

I'm trying to install MySQL server in Ubuntu 13.04. But, I get the following warning WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated! libaio1 mysql-common libmysqlclient18 ...
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Install, no partition detected

I tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop. I've 2 disc (1 SSD, 1 HDD). I tried to install Ubuntu at the end of my HDD, because I didn't want to erase my data (Ubuntu didn't see any partition at ...
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Macbook 2,1 (no cd install problem)

I am very frustrated. I been trying for almost 2 weeks to put Ubuntu on my Macbook (2,1) mid-2007 13" laptop. My combo drive does not work anymore. I tried the USB stick install method where u make a ...
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Problem during kernel configuration during installation

Installation was about 75% done, when it lingered on kernel configuration. I got a black screen full of code, ending with: [ 594.182790] init: lightdm main process (26464) terminated with status 1 ...
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Installation of Ubuntu on NV57H94u Gateway via USB: Ubuntu runs, but won't install on hard drive because it can't find it

I (mac user) followed these instructions and am trying to use my USB drive to install Ubuntu on a NV57H94u Gateway computer. The computer was running Windows 7, but was reset to factory settings. I ...
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LTSP: How to update and install plugins for SBAC

I just recently took over an LTSP lab (edubuntu) and now am in the middle of needing to install plugins and updating it. I have no idea how to do either. Since I've heard you need to update the image ...
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Seek help in failed Ubuntu installation on HP Touchsmart Tx2

I tried to install Ubuntu 12 on a HP Touchsmart Tx2 (Model# tx2-1014AU), using the Windows Installer. The first boot was successful and I logged into Ubuntu. However, I closed my laptop before ...
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Grub Triple Boot Windows 7, Debian, Xubuntu

I am trying to "triple boot" with windows 7, debian, and xubuntu 13.10. I am having trouble getting xubuntu 13.10 to show up in the Grub menu, right now only windows and debian show up. I installed ...
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Trying to install updates and it fails with the following description ubuntu 12.04

installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5%% (Reading database ... 10%% (Reading database ... 15%% (Reading database ... 20%% (Reading database ... 25%% (Reading database ...
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ubuntu 13.10 kernel panic not syncing vfs while trying to installing

I like to ask about the installation of Ubuntu 13.10. I have burn it in my dvd and boot from my dvd drive, after a couple of seconds there is a purple screen and a small rectangle and a human being ...
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Install Ubuntu on new Acer AspireV5-123-3659

When I start with bootable usb flash drive, Ubuntu starts, I press install, and a few seconds later it jams. Have tried different media, different versions of Ubuntu. Help please!
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My Laptop's touchpad is not working when i login to ubuntu 12.04

Can't Login to Ubuntu 12.04 from my HP Lap. Touchpad is not working when login, so i cannot enter Password.... When i login from 'Ubuntu recovery mode' it goes to Terminal only
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python-software-properties unmet dependencies Ubuntu 12.04

I just got a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 server and I am trying to get add-apt-repository. For that I need the package python-software-properties. However, when I try to install it with apt-get, I actually ...
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faillog command doesn't work for all users

I set faillog to lock my users after 3 login attempt failures, but it works only for users belong to "sudo group" I searched the faillog(8) man page for ubuntu 13.04 in http://manpages.ubuntu.com , ...
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Trouble with Remastersys

I use Remastersys to create an iso image file for my ubuntu system. I burt the image on a CD. I run the CD on an other computer: there is an option to try it in live mode, and an other one to install ...
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install ubuntu over windows with 4 partitions,

i want install ubuntu on a laptop with 3 physical partitions and 1 logical. C: windows D: restore E: HP TOOLS i tried wubi for 2 months and id like try a full intall, but on tutorials i see peoeple ...
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Grub Problem while Installing Ubuntu 12.04

I was trying to dual boot Windows 8 with a Linux OS.When i tried installing Ubuntu 12.04. The Installer worked fine until at the end when it gave an error saying that a package GRUB cannot be ...
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Partitions Files Not Found after Ubuntu Install

After bootup problems with Windows Vista, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my 32bit Compaq Presario. And now cannot find any of my pre-existing Window user files. Think may have something to do with ...
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Blank screen(Black) on trying to install ubuntu 13 through ISCSI on a Windows target

I am trying to install ubuntu 13 through ISCSI on a Windows target(Windows server 2012). But after selecting the option 'Install Ubuntu'the screen just goes blank and nothing happens even after 5 ...
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Issue with installing Ubuntu on Asus N56DP-DH11

I'm new to Linux and just tried installing Ubuntu on my laptop. After installing it needs a reboot which leads me into this error message "The system is running in low-graphics mode Your screen, ...
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How to add Humble Bundle packages to account without installing

I purchased the Humble Indie Bundles 5 and 6, both of which offer "Click the button below to redeem your bundle on the Ubuntu Software Center." Sure enough, if I click through and log in to Ubuntu ...
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Problem loading Ubuntu installer from Flash Drive

Using Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. Downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 to a USB thumb drive using Universal USB Installer. When I go to reboot my computer I can tell it's trying to boot from the flash drive, but I ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu 13.10 with either DVD or USB Error 8000

I am new to Ubuntu and would love to try it, but the problem is that i am not able to install using DVD or USB. My computer is old: core2duo, 2GBram, 500Gb HD,etc. When I try booting a windows OS ...
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No progress bars are moving whatsoever

Throughout the entire operating system, progress bars will not work. Examples: Downloading software from Software Center -> Progress bar stays at beginning and says Downloaded 0 Bits of 125kbs -> ...
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Any chance of installing Ubuntu on existing bcache device formatted with btrfs?

I setup my system with btrfs as root file system to be able to install additional Linux systems later on (each with separate and small /boot partition) on separate subvolumes. Then I light-heartedly ...
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Can't install linux-firmware. Eternal download looping

I'm having problems with the linux-firmware instalation. When i try to update my ubuntu 13.10 64 bit it starts a eternal download loop here: Os pacotes a seguir serão atualizados: linux-firmware 1 ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu in Dell OptiPlex 960

I have a Dell OptiPlex 960. I can run Ubuntu on the CD (Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS). I tried to install it, and it seems to work. However, when I boot up without the CD, it simply gets stuck on a black ...
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I just installed ubuntu 12.04 & when it's boots up it pop's up a blank screen

This is my first time using Ubuntu, I downloaded it to my hp desktop, installed fine with dvd, and when it restarted a black screen pops up saying This is low video mode I tried almost everything on ...
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Ubuntu won't load after installation (UEFI problem?)

I just bought a new notebook, HP 250 G2, with no operating system (only FreeDOS) so I thought I could just install Ubuntu without any of the problems I had previously experienced on other machines ...
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Problems in Installing e(fx)clipse Kepler

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10. Im using Eclipse Kepler Enterprise Edition( Version: Kepler Service Release 2 Build id: 20140224-0627). I want to install JavaFx ( e(fx)clipse ) in my kepler version. I've ...
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Install Ubuntu 12.04 lts on raid 1 centos

My current computer runs on CentOS with RAID 1. It has 3 HDD : one for system files, 2 others for data in raid 1. I want to change CentOS for Ubuntu, but i want to know if, by removing CentOS and ...
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Problem with graphics when installing ubuntu

When I boot the Ubuntu installer from a CD, the graphics are really bad. I barely can read the words. Also after booting the CD, it isn't opening a installer but something like demo Ubuntu (again with ...
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Installing Ubuntu alongside Windows XP

I am new to ubuntu and am seeking to set up a dual boot of ubuntu 13.10 alongside my Windows XP installation. I have downloaded the 13.10 iso file and burnt to DVD. ubuntu runs fine in 'try me' mode ...
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Dual boot fail - cannot instal ubuntu

I tried to install Ubuntu 13 on my laptop. I have a 750GB HDD and a 120Gb SSD. I have Windows 8.1 installed on my SSD. The 750gb hdd is patitioned in 2 partitions : d:649GB and e:32.2GB. I also have a ...
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Can't Install to dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and windows 7, says “Restart to continue”

I can't install ubuntu because it says "restart to continue" on the selection "Install Ubuntu inside FreeDOS". How do you solve this kind of problem? AFAIK that should be "Install Ubuntu alongside ...
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System hanging after installation

I installed ubuntu through my USB and it showed me some error regarding some sda drive or something. After that a message displayed and the conclusion of that message is I should reboot my system in ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - Zebra TLP 2844 does not print using command line

After connecting to Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit, Zebra TLP 2844 printer is not printing landscape at all. But lsusb is showing printer is detected. How do you print the landscape mode? following does nothing ...
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Ubuntu installation issues

I have an old laptop running 2 sets of windows vista with 2 gigs of ram and an old intel processor. I'm trying to install ubuntu 13.10 via cd but have tried USB it said no file errors and I can test ...
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Problem loading Ubuntu 13 after install

Installed Ubuntu 13 to new computer. No error msgs during install, everything seemed to work fine. At the end of the install, did the system restart and the computer booted but just hung up on a ...