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Problem on installing Ubuntu 13.04 using VM VirtualBox Manager after clicking RESTART/Windows 8 Intel i7

Here is my problem: Trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 to use it as VM on Windows 8 Intel i7(not sure if that makes any difference). I use the most recent version of Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager. ...
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How do I install “z” script?

How do I install the shell "z" script directory jumper on Ubuntu 12.10?
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creating multiple partitions

I am installing Ubuntu 12.04, just removed all the existing partitions which had earlier Windows Xp and Ubuntu 13.04. I am doing a fresh install now. I want multiple drives, just in case I need them ...
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Can't install/remove/upgrade any package

So I've been trying to upgrade Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit few days back and received an error: dpkg: ../../src/archives.c:978: tarobject: Assertion `r == stab.st_size' failed. So I followed this Ubuntu ...
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Getting Wireless to Work, Dell Inspiron E1505 (bcm4311)

Ok. so I know there are about a million threads on this subject already, but NOTHING has worked for me. About to lose my mind here, if someone can please help I will be eternally grateful. I have a ...
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How do I install build-essential without an Internet connection?

I can't install it. Qhen I am installing build-essential_11.4build1_amd64.deb getting error of wrong architecture still I am using amd turion 64 and then i am trying to install ...
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How to tell Ubuntu where to install a program and how to tell where an existing program was installed?

I'm totally new to Ubuntu/Linux, using Ubuntu Server at the moment. Just trying to figure out something basic. How can you tell where you are installing a program. For example I just installed ...
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Installed Ubuntu with the wubi installer, but can't find it.

I did an install of Ubuntu on my windows using the Wubi installer, but was unable to locate it on my pc.
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How do I start Tor browser? It “exited unexpectedly”

First off, I'm new to linux but I'm learning fast. I've been trying to install tor and privoxy just to see how things work and stuff I tried with the terminal at first but it keeps failing, I tried ...
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Oracle installation script execution privileges: “oracle is not in the sudoers file”

I'm currently installing Oracle 11g on Ubuntu 10.10 It had been asked to execute some scripts as "root" while installation. I'm doing: oracle@sergio:/u01/app/oraInventory$ sudo sh orainstRoot.sh ...
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Stuck at installing Ubuntu on Samsung Notebook 3

In my Samsung Notebook 3, when installing ubuntu 12.10 using usb stick it got stuck at the ubuntu logo. I am sure my iso fine , first i tried ubuntu-12.10-desktop-i386 it got stuck now i have tried ...
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Help needed to choose the right version of ubuntu to install

I have planned to buy a laptop that comes with Free DOS. My question's are: Will ubuntu work on laptop's? if so Can i install ubuntu that is there for download i.e., ubuntu 11.10/ ubuntu10.04 LTS. ...
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“Install” option is not appearing in ubuntu software center in ubuntu 13.04

Recently I installed ubuntu 13.04 (x64 bit) and i am new to linux. In "ubuntu software center" the right side "install" button is disappearing when i am trying to install software. Instead of ...
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Installing Universal USB Installer on Ubuntu 12.04

I want to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 and install Ubuntu 13.4 instead. When I was installing Ubuntu 12.04 from Windows 7 I used Universal USB Installer to put .iso installer into my USB. Now on Ubuntu ...
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How can I check if upstart is installed in ubuntu server and how can I install it?

I want to install upstart to my ubuntu server 13.10, but I am confused if I need to download the source or install package. In upstart's getting started page I think they instruct to install the ...
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How do I install qps from repositories on ubuntu 13?

I'm trying to install qps on ubuntu with aptitude install qps Where I get Couldn't find package "qps". ... I probably could download the sources and recompile, but I think I might be missing ...
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How to preseed installing grub to a device during installation without prompt?

I am trying to do a fully automated ubuntu preseed installation. I am stuck because I cannot preseed the answer to installing grub on a device other than /dev/sda without having to manually hit ...
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How can I remove packages using preseed?

I'm setting up an automated "no questions asked" preseed system and using Dustin Kirkland's server preseed as an example. He uses the following line to install three packages as part of the ...
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Highpoint Rocket 2720SGL on 12.04

Hi I what to build a home cinema system with 4 x 3 TB disk to store all my movies. Looking at an ASUS P8Z77-I deluxe. This only has 4 SATA so I was thinking of getting a Highpoint Rocket Raid 2720SGL ...
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No sound… How to re-enable pulseaudio?

Ok, back when I had 12, I was using Pulseaudio equalizer, and it worked great. but now the I have 13.04, It doesn't work, and there are no options under "play sound through", where it used to say ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Installer Can't Detect My On-Board Network Interface

Currently installing Ubuntu 12.04.2 Server and I get an error saying it can't detect my network interface device. My board is Gigabyte Z77MX-D3H-TH. The installer allows me to continue though. Is ...
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How to reinstall apps?

I am having trouble re-installing Create Launcher. I downloaded it two days ago but my Ubuntu was acting weird. Because I am new to Linux/Ubuntu, I un-installed it and re-installed it. I am trying to ...
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My Flash Dirve is write protected

My Flash Drive is write protected. How can I remove the write protected? My Flash Drive brand is SanDisk.
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How to install SqlPlus?

I tried installing sqlplus by following the instruction from here. I'm still getting : sqlplus: command not found when I do sqlplus from my terminal. I'm an novice in Ubuntu and I use Ubuntu ...
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How do I make my native Windows 8 Lenovo laptop boot grub?

I like to think I'm not a novice on this issue but this situation is proving me wrong. I've been trying for about two days to figure out a way for my Lenovo S415 to install Ubuntu. I have disabled ...
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Installing Ogre3D in Ubuntu 13.04 x64?

I'm using code::blocks. I'm a C++ developer, and I need Ogre3D for a project I'm working on. I've heard of Ogre before, and the demo applications are impressive, so I have decided to use it. THe ...
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Live CD kernel panic

I'm an Ubuntu user since Hardy Heron and even in other distros, I've never been through such thing. I can't install Ubuntu 10.10 on my notebook, because I simply can't even start the Live CD... I ...
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How to install Guest Additions in Lubuntu 13.04

I downloaded virtualbox-4.2_4.2.12-84980~Ubuntu~raring_i386.deb (63.9 MB) and Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-4.2.12-84980.vbox-extpack (11.6 MB) from ...
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Ubuntu Server on a 32- bit Non PAE Machine

I would like to install any version of Ubuntu Server on a fairly old machine to both test out Ubuntu Server and have a bit of fun. The problem I have encountered is that the machine does not have PAE ...
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Dependency Problems installing Google Chrome package due to xdg-utils error

Trying to install Google Chrome on my fresh Ubuntu 12.04 install. I have run a full apt-get upgrade and apt-get update on this system before installing Chrome. I downloaded the 32-bit deb package from ...
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Ubuntu Touch, install GUI

Will Ubuntu Touch have an install GUI, like cyanogenmod does, in the future? http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ppCsLEeb9Hw
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Install to SD (removable Flash: SDHC, eMMC) with F2fs?

The question was asked over 2 years ago and clearly it was not smart to try it mainly due to the USB bottleneck of the card reader. Can we expect the situation to be any different today? SD cards ...
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Installation from DVD of 13.10 stops with kernel panic [closed]

I had to re-install Ubuntu from scratch. It has 13.04 (I had a heck of a time getting 13.04 installed) but won't run all the programs I want, so I decided to upgrade to 13.10. Troubles... Not ...
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12.04 install partition tool doesnt have ntfs available

I want to manually partition my disk for install. Installing 12.04 only on this laptop, so I create a /, swap, /boot and /home (all ext4) and then I want to create a ntfs for sharing data between Ubu ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu on a Craig CLP281 netbook?

The netbook was sold with Android (2.2) on it. It only has 4 GB of built in storage. Is that enough to install a minimal Ubuntu install onto? If so, how would I go about doing it? Here are the ...
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What to do with an Ubuntu disk image that appears as a WinRAR file?

I've never used Ubuntu before. Just heard from some friends. "IT'S GREAT!!!", they used to say. So i decided to try it. I downloaded WUBI, and ran it but 'twas takin' too much time. So I decided to ...
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Short of a clean install, is there anyway to revert everything back to the original packages and settings?

I have an a few machines that I was planning to run in a cluster, but have decided after some testing to configure them differently. The partitions and Ubuntu install are still as I want them, but it ...
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Unable to fix broken packages with sudo apt-get install -f

Here's my result, of sudo apt-get install -f. i have Ran it twice and got negative result. I believe there is an error at "error in Version string '0:3.6.1-dates for language English Translation ...
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Endless loop when booting from a unbuntu usb disk

I'd like to install ubuntu on a pavilion g6 2255 but unfortunately the computer enters an endless loop during boot. What I observe is 1. the screen is switched off 2. a few seconds later, the screen ...
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Install on a laptop with external monitor only

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a Dell Inspiron 1545 which is using an external monitor (LCD is broken). The external monitor is an AOC e950Swn and the LCD is complety unpluged from the MOBO, if that ...
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Installing Ubuntu on HP Laptop

I have installed ubuntu on my desktop and is working great there. I also own a HP Pavilion g6-2007TX laptop. Therefore i decided to do clean install on HP Laptop. I contacted HP, they said they dont ...
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Permission denied: 'F:\\wubildr' when install using Wubi

I run into problem when tried to install Ubuntu 11.10 on Windows 7 using wubi installer. During installation popup with error similar to this appears: Permission denied: for more details see the log ...
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openssh-server package not available on 12.04.2

I have just done a fresh install of 12.04.2 and found out that i could not ssh to this PC. I tried to install openssh-server but it said that "Package openssh-server is not available..." What is ...
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How can I install Unity in Kubuntu 12.04?

I'd like to try Unity, but I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 (64-bit). How I can I install the Unity desktop environment? I tried "sudo apt-get install unity", but after installation and choosing "Gnome" ...
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AVG antivirus not working

I want to install AVG 2012 antivirus on my Ubuntu 12.10, when I install it with Gdebi it gets installed without any problem, but when I try to start avg antivirus form terminal by typing following ...
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Which Google Chrome version should I install for my system?

The computer is a Toshiba Satellite system, and it was left here by an old roommate who destroyed the Windows 7 operating system. He repaired it by installing Ubuntu on it. We are in desperate need of ...
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Install on usb external hard drive

I am new to ubuntu and i would like some help. I have a laptop with windows 7 installed but i would love to have ubuntu too because it's a great OS. So i would like to install ubuntu on an external ...
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How to install libdb4.8++-dev or equivalent on 13.10?

I am trying to test a mod that I've created of Peercoin. I need to install libdb4.8++-dev, but it is not available. How can I install it or an equivalent? Note: this is not a dupe since I cannot ...
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How to install Ubuntu in a external hard drive?

I already know how to make a bootable flash drive. My question kind of involves this. I would love to make a portable hard drive with the bootable version of Ubuntu on it and be able to save my files ...
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Installed ubuntu on external hardrive, tried to boot got grub rescue?

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 onto an external hard drive after I partitioned it and everything went well. Assuming I could boot Ubuntu I rebooted the computer and I went into Windows 7, I wanted to be in ...