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MDM doesn't automatically start

I just successfully installed mdm on 13.04 with this guide, replacing but not uninstalling lightdm: How can I replace LightDM with "MDM"?. However, when I first rebooted, I just got a blank ...
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How do I install root-cern?

Cern's ROOT environment installs fine on 10.10, and is even available in the Software Center, but it will not install or compile on Natty because the x11 directories are in new locations. I can ...
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resolved - Unable to run Live CD Ubuntu 13:04 on Acer Aspire M5 481T 6417. Is there any video driver incompatibility?

I made the purchase of this notebook with the thought of installing Ubuntu. However, it was not successful in my attempts. I've done searches on google and other forums that discuss Ubuntu. Found that ...
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Ubuntu on Acer E1-510

So I have an Acer E1-510-2821 Computer I recently purchased at Walmart. The computer came pre-installed with Windows 8.1. The system of course is UEFI, and unfortunately has no legacy Bios mode. I ...
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How to install the HL 5470DW driver

there are two drivers on the website: ...
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How can I update Homebank from 4.4 to 4.5?

How can I update Homebank from 4.4 to 4.5. I followed the install notice on the site but it does not work. Is there a PPA?
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What is the correct way to install maven and eclipse?

I have installed maven and eclipse using the software center in Ubuntu 12.04. There is no sign of maven integration in Eclipse. ("new Maven project" and such) What is the correct way to install? (to ...
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Lenovo q190 installation help

I have issues with installing Ubuntu on Lenovo q190. It has no other operating system but when I put boot disc in for 12.04, (USB DVD drive) it hangs. Tried the disc on another laptop but no issues ...
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Installing Wireshark 1.8.3 in 12.04

To enable capture traffic on multiple interfaces at once, I tried to install wireshark 1.8.3. However, I encountered the following errors: capture-pcap-util.c:274:1: error: static declaration of ...
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How do I backport/install a newer version of clang?

I just want to install the newest version of clang http://packages.ubuntu.com/raring/clang-3.2 Does this mean I have to update my kernel to raring?
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How to install lightdm-set-defaults?

ubuntu wiki LightDM states: LighDM configuration is governed by the lightdm.conf file, however it's not suppose to be directly edited, instead use: lightdm-set-defaults $ ...
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updating package catch failed error while using intel graphics installer

I tried everything but this error persist continuously in Intel graphics installer for Linux error occurred while updating the package cache. error : W:GPG error: https://download.01.org saucy ...
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Installing Epson printer/ scanner

How can I install my Epson ME Office 535 All-in-one printer/scanner in Ubuntu 13.04? .
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How do I install WhatPulse?

I was expecting a .deb file but instead I got this: http://whatpulse.org/downloads/50/64bit/
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How to install Ubuntu 12.02 on HP g7- 2273ca?

Hi I wonder how to install Ubuntu on Pavilion g7- 2273ca, I did change the BIOS boot options, but doesn't load from USB (live CD), or should I burn it in to a CD and try it from there? Thank You~!
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How to install mysql?

I tried mysql in my command line : I get : The program 'mysql' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: sudo apt-get install mysql-client-core-5.5 But when I do: sudo apt-get ...
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non-PAE installer hangs after a brief flash 'Installing Release Files…' ; how do I get past this?

I have run Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, Ubuntu 11.10 and Lubuntu 12.04 (non-PAE) Minimal Installers off a CD and after selecting keyboard layout, connecting to a wireless network and choosing the GB Ubuntu ...
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NS2 Package not located in Ubuntu 13.04

i have installed ns2 on ubuntu 12.04 and there never have been any problem. Now with 13.04, it gives this message "unable to locate the package: ns2" . Whether i try it through software centre or ...
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How can I resolve dpkg dependency problems?

$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. 8 not fully ...
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The Software Center won't start anymore, how to fix it?

I have been using Ubuntu 13.04 for last 2 months. It was working properly but suddenly the Ubuntu Software Center has started hanging. Now it doesn't open. And every time I try to open it, I have to ...
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Need help installing Ubuntu 12.04.2 desktop AMD-64 dual boot with Windows 7 [closed]

I'm running Windows 7 (I'm not sure what service pack), and I want to do a dual boot with Ubuntu. I've done some research and homework, but I don't know how to allocate the space on the hard drive ...
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How should I install Apache Tomcat 7 for use with Eclipse?

Which way should I install Apache Tomcat 7 on my Ubuntu: Using sudo apt-get install tomcat7 From the zip file downloaded from Apache website. I don't want the server to start on each boot. As most ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu on older PC [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 32 bit on older PC with only 256MB of RAM but every time it gets to the screen where choice needs to be done between demo and install it just hangs and I can not go ...
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How to manually install boot loader?

My attempt to upgrade to 12.04 failed, so I burnt a 12.04 CD, and asked to do a full install, getting rid of all previous OS (I had Windows as well as 11.10). All seemed well until the very end when ...
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Problem Selecting Partition to Install

I am trying to install Ubuntu 11.10 alongside Windows XP. When I am prompted where I want to install Ubuntu, the three options to select from are: Install Ubuntu alongside Microsoft Windows XP Home ...
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Help, linux beginner! How do I put ubuntu on usb and boot/install on a PC with blank harddrive?

I wonder if someone can help me? I am fairly new to trying to actually understand and use computers myself rather than just buying whatever Windows/Mac wants me to! You will get a giggle from my ...
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how to reinstall mysql?

A software upgrade broke, among other things, mysql and I have not been able to get it back up yet. Suspected cause: I had a near-full boot disk; the upgrade filled up the disk before completing and ...
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Ubuntu Installer cannot see windows os partition and sees my hard drive as blank?

Good day, I have just downloaded ubuntu 12.10 today using windows 7 and installed it to my SD card. I booted up using the sdcard, and everything was going perfectly well until Ubuntu said i currently ...
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I Can't enter to BIOS after I've installed Ubuntu 13.10

I having this problem. I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 and after this when booting only satars directly on Ubuntu, if I want to boot from a USB Flash Drive I can't. So You can say "Go to the boot settings ...
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I would like to fully erase my hard drive and start from a clean slate with Ubuntu

How do I do that? Can I fully format the internal hard drive and then install Ubuntu, or would that leave all systems, including usb and cd drives unoperable. Otherwise, how do I remove windows ...
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How do I install Archiva as a package (apt-get)?

Is it possible to install Archiva on Ubuntu using apt-get command? I'd like to install the latest stable version. Is there any Ubuntu repository for Archiva?
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Ubuntu installation inside/outside windows - which is better? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the difference between Wubi and a regular installation? I am aware that ubuntu can be installed on a machine in two ways keeping windows os in parallel, ...
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Samsung ML-2160 printer install

I need help a brand new Samsung ML-2160 printer installation on Ubuntu 12.04 The printer did not print all though it was recognized by my system and was labeled as "installed". Using different ...
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Cannot login using my Administrator account after installing Ubuntu 13.10

I've upgraded from Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 13.10. At the end of installation, a message showed that there are some softwares that can't be installed and they must be manually installed later. When the ...
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After installing Ubuntu I get a black screen and a blinking curso [duplicate]

I have a laptop, 2 gig AMD Turion 64 x2 , 3 gigs ram, 120 gig HD. I have tried installing Ubuntu from a DVD made from the downloaded ISO file, also from a USB made by a friend who recommended ...
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How to recover files from crashed Windows computer with Ubuntu

My HP pavillion crashed and I read that I could create a boot disk in order to retrieve my files by using Ubuntu. The Ubuntu-13.10 is in my download folder on a different laptop. When I select it, ...
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Problem installing Microsemi LiberoSoC on Ubuntu

I asked this question on the Electronic Engineering StackExchange but could not find the right answer and the question was closed as it was flagged unrelated. I am trying to install the latest ...
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where can I download ubuntu 13.04 DVD image (not CD image)

I want to install 64-bit ubuntu 13.04, but cannot find a DVD image. I don't want a CD image, because it will be missing things I want (always happens). But I cannot find such an image, except ...
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MythTV cannot connect to database

I'm new to Ubuntu, just installed Mythbuntu 12.04.3 (64-bit) from an iso (single fontend/backend combo). Seemed to instal fine, rebooted my machine only to find I was faced with a screen asking for ...
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what is the linux-kernel-devel equivalent in 12.04.2 LTS 3.5.0?

apologies for the noob question, but when I try to sudo apt-get install Linux-kernel-devel I get the following: sudo apt-get install linux-kernel-devel Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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How do I install serviio 1.4 on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have created a new user: serviio on Ubuntu 12.04 and I have downloaded the serviio package. http://serviio.org/download I would like to connect my music, pictures and movies from my PC to my Sony ...
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Creating a swap file or swap partition on the SSD/HDD [closed]

I have Linux Mint 13 LTS which is based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I installed it on my SSD and will use the HDD for data storage only. When installing the OS I skipped making a swap file/partition. The ...
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squidGuard: error while loading shared libraries: libdb-6.0.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I tried to install squidGuard-1.4. I successfully install but I can't load it using this command squidGuard -d it turn out like this result: squidGuard: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Howto run Ubuntu with UEFI and Intel Smart Response Technology

This question has NOT been answered by the following due to them saying to permanently disabling these features Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed UEFI Supported Windows 8 system Install ubuntu on ...
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How to make a clean re-install over a same release version?

My Ubuntu 13.04 after upgrade was unstable so I decided to make a clean install. When I went to install from bootable DVD I chose the Something else... option so I was able to manually set up my ...
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Ubuntu Installation failed using WUBI [closed]

I am trying to install Ubuntu in a 40GB drive in my laptop, installer is downloading and installing; but in the end, it pops an error that the installation failed. Why is this happening? Now I am ...
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How to get Ubuntu installed, when my laptop restarts without installing?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu from USB flash. So I boot from it and the install begins. It works until it ask me which type of instillation I want. I choose alongside with Windows 7 and then it the ...
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Installing Epson Printer but Interrupted by lsb Dependency Error

I am installing the Epson XP-310 driver from this website. When I attempt to install the downloaded .deb file, I get the following error: The Package System is broken ...
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How can I install Ubuntu encrypted with LUKS with dual-boot?

Ubuntu 13.04 installation disk has an option to install Ubuntu encrypted using LUKS. However, there is no option to perform an encrypted installation along-side existing partitions for a dual-boot ...
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Installing Qucs manually displays Qt header errors

rajath@Rajathkumar:~$ cd Downloads rajath@Rajathkumar:~/Downloads$ cd qucs-0.0.16 rajath@Rajathkumar:~/Downloads/qucs-0.0.16$ ./configure checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu checking host ...