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How do I install Alfresco (Enterprise Content Management software)

Give me some steps to install the Alfresco on Ubuntu 10.10. I am new to Ubuntu so please give me some guide to install the Alfesco on Ubuntu system
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Installing Ubuntu

I have an old computer and wanted to install Ubuntu 12.04.3. My problem is it won't even detect the Hard Drive to install the OS after the screen displays the Ubuntu install screen. I am new to Linux ...
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Problem installing Dropbox

I am having a problem installing Dropbox in Ubuntu 12.04 Files in subdirectories of /var are locked preventing the completion of installation
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Install agp driver on my Fujitsu v6555 laptop using Ubuntu 11.10

My laptop came with Windows7 home basic operating system but I am interested for on Ubuntu. I downloaded Ubuntu 11.10 and tried to install it using dual boot. I faced a problem with installing it, I ...
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What is the correct way of setting up an abnt2 keyboard layout in preseed?

I am creating a preseeding file for an automatic ubuntu 11.10 installation and I am having problems setting up the keyboard configuration. I need the keyboard to be configured as abnt2 so I added this ...
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How to install PeaZip on Ubuntu?

I want to install PeaZip for a specific purpose, which I can't fulfill with any other archive manager. I downloaded and installed it by using both dpkg -i & Gdebi. Now I can't start it, because I ...
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USB Ubuntu install not booting

Newbie here. I unfortunately installed Hexxeh's Chromium OS on my HDD Vostro 1000 not realizing that it only works on SSD. Learning things the hard expensive way again! I want to overwrite it with ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Installation problem

I have a GTX580 and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 using the nomodeset option. Now when I start the PC, in the login screen I can't move my mouse and then a black screen appears and the following message ...
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How can I set my resolution to 1280x1024 on an Acer Aspire Revo 3700?

FINAL UPDATE: Here is the best solution that I found after going through this problem lots of times. The question below is outdated because as it turns out the computer is not the problem; the ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

My screen turns black after choose "Try Ubuntu without installing" i have a lenovo ideapad y400, also do the same in a friend laptop and work perfectly.
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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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What does 'Magic number does not match' mean when installing software?

I downloaded VMware-Player-5.0.1-894247.i386.bundle but when I tried to install it from the terminal I got Magic number does not match I use Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit with 2Gb ram.
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Installing 12.04 Ubuntu Studio on VMware Workstation 7, won't install VMware Tools

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu Studio 12.04 on my laptop by using VMware Workstation 7.1.5, and I've encountered a problem. The install goes well until the installation of Ubuntu has completed and ...
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Installation of GRUB boot loader to hard disk fails

I am installing Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS on an IBM 3650 M2 with a hardware raid5 with three partitions: sda1 /boot - 1 GB, ext3 sda2 lvm - 1 TB, ext4 sda3 swap - 24GB During the GRUB installation, I ...
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Failure to Boot Windows 7 after Ubuntu install

My computer is a (brand new) PC notebook, without a CD drive running Windows 7. I followed this page to install from USB: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromUSBStickQuick The ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on a HP DV6 Laptop

I just bought a HP DV6 6011tx (link) Laptop. I formated the disk through Windows and prepared for installing Ubuntu. But when I inserted the live CD, it showed the Ubuntu start screen and then ...
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Problem installing Oracle 10g Express edition

I have installed Oracle 10g Express edition in Ubuntu 10.10 and it doesn't show or ask to give my password during installation. When I click on "start database" it gave the warning "Operation failed, ...
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“dd: /dev/disk4: Permission denied” error when making LiveUSB on Mac OS X

I'm going through the steps: "How to create a bootable USB stick on OS X" to install Ubuntu on a USB stick, and I keep getting the error: dd: /dev/disk4: Permission denied when I try to run step 8. ...
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Unable to boot or install ubuntu on an Alienware M17x R3 laptop

Neither can I install Ubuntu 11.04 64 bit nor can I just run the OS from a USB drive. It just shows a blank screen when I try to run it, and when I try to install it, the screen just flickers with ...
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Unable to locate package openAL

After this command sudo apt-get install openal I got this message: E: Unable to locate package openal
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How do I get around “CD/DVD 'ubuntu 13.04_Raring ringtail_-Release amd 64 (20130424) is required”, to install updates to Ubuntu 12.04?

I am trying to load updates from Ubuntu for 12.04 and am getting the following message that blocks the up dating. CD/DVD 'Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail - Release amd64 (20130424)' is required ...
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Problem reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04 (Dual with Windows 8) - Black Screen

It have been a week since I use Ubuntu alongside with Windows 8. Yesterday I tried to reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 from the CD, I chose the option Erase Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS and reintall, I followed the ...
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Removed Nvidia Driver and now can't boot

I have an older Gateway 510x and I recently installed a GeForce 6200 card and upgraded fine to 11.10. However due to hibernate and wakeup problems and indication's that this could be due to the ...
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how to correctly install apache2, php5, mysql and phpmyadmin

What is the most correct method of installing apache 2 server, php5, mysql and phpMyAdmin? I installed it this week, and I had a lot problems without solutions, so now that I reinstalled Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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Install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Lenovo U410 alongside Windows 8

I successfully installed 12.04 on my Lenovo U410 64-bit Windows 8 machine after several failed attempts, and I would like to share my solution to this problem with you: First, get the live disc for ...
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AppArmor reinstall fails

I use apparmor together with libapache2-mod-apparmor to sandbox some websites. However After a recent reinstall it stopped working. I keep getting this error: Setting up apparmor ...
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How to fix Ubuntu 12.04 boot, using Windows XP?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 from USB. Now there is no option to choose Linux or Windows, because the boot-loader is missing. Can I repair this using Windows XP, without using Ubuntu or a virtual ...
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How do I install Turbo Pascal?

I'm reading this tutorial. I need a turbo pascal, can anyone say me how to install turbo pascal in Ubuntu 10.04? Thanks in advance.
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Problem installing Ubuntu 12.04 on Sony Vaio with Windows 8 and UEFI

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 on my Sony Vaio with Windows 8 pre-installed. I want to have a dual boot setup. If boot is set to UEFI mode, I cannot boot from the LiveCD. So I set it to Legacy ...
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Cannot install Gnome- or Google chrome

I just cannot install gnome-shell in my just installed 12.04 LTS Message: gnome-shell: Depends: libgjs0- but it is a virtual package Depends: libpulse-mainloop-glib0 (>= 1:0.99.1) but ...
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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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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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Problem installing Python-Dev

I am having trouble installing python-dev. It all started when I tried to install another Python package and got the error: SystemError: Cannot compile 'Python.h'. Perhaps you need to install ...
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DVD with both 32-bit and 64-bit Ubuntu

Is there any such images in existence that will allow me to install 64-bit Ubuntu if supported, or fallback to 32-bit otherwise? I'm participating in an installfest by a new and unofficial LoCo, and ...
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Do I have to make a backup of my files, when I change OS?

I´m at a turning point .. to change my OS from W7 to Ubuntu. The thing is: Do I need to make a backup of my files? Or, can I just install the new OS and my files will ALL be quite safe?
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How to set up a default system configuration (packages, config)?

I need a way to customize my system automatically either at install time or right after. Example (system just finished installing): Install a custom list of packages (e.g. gimp, inkscape, certain ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 installation doesn't work

I uninstalled Ubuntu 13.10 due to problems with the Nvidia driver and installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 and it has the same problems, but in the Ubuntu 12.04.4 version I can't login to the session because the ...
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Configuring The Package Manage Failed - Installation on 11.10

I have a 32-bit server, running at 3.03 Ghz, 2gb RAM & 512 L2 Cache. Whenever I try to install Ubuntu 11.10 or 12.04, after installing the Base System, we get to Setting up Users and Passwords, ...
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Installing ubuntu desktop without all the bloat

I am thinking of installing Ubuntu Server then from there install a desktop environment. Then I think ubuntu-desktop will not just include the desktop but other bloat too? How can I just get the GUI, ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) installation hangs before entering bootloader on ASUS N75SF, using Live-CD

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) on my ASUS N75SF laptop, but Ubuntu can't get to the point of installing. It hangs immediately after entering the first purple screen ( the one where ...
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Problem with installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 7

I have my notebook with the preinstalled Windows 7. I've decided to try Ubuntu as well. Unfortunately I couldn't manage to install it. I was following the guide "How to dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu ...
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Got “Package operation failed” error while installing postgresql using ubuntu software center

I am trying to install JDownloader. But, while installing it using sudo apt-get install jdownloader, I got some error. Like this: j@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install jdownloader Reading package lists... ...
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How do I install Komodo Edit?

New to linux, help me install this program Komodo-Edit-7.1.0-10496-linux-x86_64 I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit.
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Ubuntu on an Acer C7 Chromebook?

Has anyone succeeded in installing a plain vanilla Ubuntu (or other Linux distribution) install on the Acer C7 Chromebook? I am aware of the ChrUbuntu project but would prefer a plain vanilla Ubuntu ...
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What does add-apt-repository mean?

What does this mean? sudo add-apt-repository ppa:maco.m/ruby sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install rubygems Hows does it differ from running sudo apt-get install rubygems Thanks.
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How do I install mupen64plus?

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux and I just downloaded mupen64plus 1.99.5 and it came as a *.tar.gz file. I found some guides about how to install a .tar.gz file with the terminal but it doesn't work. How ...
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Rosetta Stone with wine

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and PlayOnLinux 4.0.14 I want to install Rosetta Stone on my system. Everything is working with wine, but Rosetta Stone does not detect the mounted language packages. I ...
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Installation of WiFi Epson SX235W, 4in1 printer / scanner, on Ubuntu 12.04, 64 bit?

I got an Epson Stylus SX235W WiFi printer/scanner and ran into some installation problems: I got the printer working on an USB cable. Trying to go wireless, I need the printers IP address, but the ...
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Installing matlab

Hello I've been trying to install MATLAB 2012a on my device I followed the manual but I got stuck when the installer wanted to install the files in /usr/local/ It failed to creat a path called ...