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Installing Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 12.04

So, I've been trying to run Steam on my computer (hp Pavilion dv7, Ubuntu 12.04), but I end up with the following error : Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0". After some research, I ...
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How do I find out which software/packages are installed from the date of installation of ubuntu?

I am about to uninstall Ubuntu entirely and reinstall a fresh copy. Before I do that I want to make a list of software/package that I have installed so far. Any way to list out? Update: The answer ...
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Install screen doesn't show on Ubuntu LiveCD/LiveUSB

I got a new PC about a year ago and back then I tried to install Ubuntu beside Windows 7. I used my 3 month (back then) old CD I used to successfully install on my old computer beside of Windows XP. ...
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False installation process and I cant even get on Bios!

I guess I had set the primary or secondary boot device wrongly! my laptop is a sony vaio t serie and has a win 8.1 . I have download the ubuntu 10.13 from the website and instead of burn it on a DVD ...
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Boot from Live CD, then install from USB stick? (because CDROM drive extremely slow/faulty)

I am trying to install Xubuntu on an old PC with: A USB port that can't boot, but otherwise works fine. A CDROM drive that can boot, but is extremely slow and fails often. I created a USB stick ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu with UNetBootin

I have tried several times to install Natty on its own partition on my laptop (WinXP, Intel x86) using UNetBootin, but it always fail. There is a dialog box: Failed to unmount partitions The ...
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How can I find out my user name?

How do I know my username? I've installed Ubuntu, but I don't know my username, only my password. I can't access my laptop and it can't be opened.
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Broken packages and can't run -f install

After I installed codeblocks it started giving me error I'm getting loads of errors. I'm new to Ubuntu( from windows) sudo dpkg --configure -a dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ...
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Installing ubuntu on Lenovo U410

A couple of months ago I bought a Lenovo U410 (i5 ivy bridge, 8gb ram, 25gb SSD, 500gb HDD). Great quality which I got real cheap. Unfortunately it came infested with this thing called Windows 8. ...
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How do I install filezilla?

I'm using 13.04 I go to ubuntu software center and find filezilla but there is no button to install. I try to find it in ubuntu start button at application or ubuntu dash how its called and click ...
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how to install g95 in ubuntu 12.04

I need the detail information about how to install g95 in ubuntu 12.04 step by step. I have followed the g95 manual but it still did not work.
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How do I apt-get gddrescue and testdisk?

Gddrescue and testdisk are not on the 12.04 ISO that I downloaded and burned to a CD that I'm currently using to boot my system. Where do I point apt-get to install those packages? I have Internet ...
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dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe) nginx

The Software up-to-date Option automatically download the upgrade for nginx. but While installing it's giving me the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Can't Dual Boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 on Sony Vaio S 15 (2012)

I just bought my dad a new laptop for fathers day, a Sony Vaio S 15 (the latest models from Sony) and he wants to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7. I put Ubuntu 12.04 on a USB drive and went to install ...
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Machine check error from DVD

I have a Asrock Z87 Extreme6 board, when I try to boot Ubuntu Saucy with non UEFI boot I get a Machine check error. If I try with UEFI, I get a blank screen. Any ideas? Machine configuration: ...
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Moonlight-Mono for Raring 13.04?

Is there a method or location to install Moonlight on Ubuntu Raring 13.04?
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How to uninstall JDK

Today I installed Android Studio but when I opened it raised the error: 'tools.jar' seems to be not in Android Studio classpath. Please ensure JAVA_HOME points to JDK rather than JRE. I ...
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How to install ttf fonts? [duplicate]

I want to install a font from true type of font of my own. where should I install my font in ubuntu?
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Ubuntu 32-bit won't install on Dell Inspiron 4000

I am tuning up a laptop for a friend. The laptop originally ran Windows ME, and is about 13 years old. I recently installed Windows XP on it and it ran like a snail. I am now trying to install 32-bit ...
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0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 428 not upgraded [closed]

When I want to install libqtcore4 or libqtgui4 or even libqt4-xml I got this text maryam@maryam-MM061:~$ sudo apt-get install libqtcore4 [sudo] password for maryam: Reading package lists... Done ...
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unable to install LibreCAD (some package could not be installed)

I had tried to install LibraCAD from Ubuntu software center but fail. Then I tried using terminal command, and the below show: tay@tay-Presario-CQ45-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install librecad ...
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Package sun-java6-jre needs to be reinstalled

I installed JRE 1.6u33, and there was a screen that came up asking me to accept the terms of service. I didn't know how, so I closed out of that screen without pressing Ok. Now, I can't install ...
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How to integrate KeyPass2 and Chrome/Chromium using ChromIPass in Ubuntu 13.04 & 13.10

I have already Installed KeePass2 and also installed Add-on ChromeiPass. But I don't know how to integrate it. Pls help me with the instructions. It's showing error: chromeIPass has encountered an ...
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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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Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu installation black screen

I can't install Ubuntu on my new ASUS R510D laptop. I have messed with it for days. My laptop model is R510D. Its an AMD A10 Elite Quad Core. It has a Radeon HD 8670M 2GB card built in. Its running ...
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install Flask as a virtual environment whith virtualenv.py in 12.10

I am trying to follow this Tutorial to learn flask. I have never used python before and a relatively new to linux too so sorry if I am asking a very basic question. I have installed python version ...
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Ubuntu open to black screen with blinking cursor after upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04

I upgraded my Ubuntu OS from 12.10 to 13.04 and after the process of upgrading it via Software Updater , it requested me to restart the computer . I restarted and on boot I proceed to the Purple ...
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How do I install DupeGuru Music Edition?

I need to install DupeGuru Music Edition but I do not know what files do I have to download for installing the software. The instructions spoke about Quantal, Saucy, Raring, Precise. What do these ...
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Installing gawk 4.0 on ubuntu 12.04

How do I install gawk 4.0.1 or later on ubuntu 12.04? Your suggestions would be appreciated!!
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How to get Unetbootin to recognize mounted USB drive?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, and every time I try to write an Ubuntu ISO image to a disk so I can install it, Unetbootin says /dev/sdb1 isn't mounted. But Ubuntu mounts the drive automatically when it's ...
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Why does UEFI installer not run on my EFI machine?

Have been working on building a multi boot system using EFI. This EFI capable system can not boot Ubuntu or any other installation media using EFI with the only exception being Windows installation ...
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Unable To Install Grub/EFI For Lubuntu

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 13.10 X86-64 on my laptop, but it's not working. Lubuntu itself installs fine, but at then end when it tries to install grub it fails and doesn't write anything to the ...
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How to EFI install Ubuntu?

On trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop amd64 to a desktop pc using a ga a75 ud4h motherboard (which is using an AMD 3870k APU with a new 1TB HDD) following the advice in the motherboard manual and ...
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Manually installing Ubuntu 12.10 with LVM

I have a 8 GB flash drive. I need it to install Ubuntu with encrypted LVM. When I use automatic partitioning everything is be okay and works. But the machine sets 2 gigabytes SWAP, an unreasonably ...
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Install LVM on Ubuntu Server

I want to setup an Ubuntu server with LVM. I installed Ubuntu using ubuntu-12.04.1-alternate-amd64.iso because I believe that the "alternate" disc must be used to install with LVM. However it created ...
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How to find python installation directory on ubuntu

I have just migrated from Windows environment. I have installed Python 3.2 in a separate directory. How can I get the python installation path on ubuntu shell ? Is there any way I can let shell ...
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How to install zpanel 10.1.1 for Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS

All related questions for Zpanel Installation are outdated and those links are not working so I am posting new question This is Zpanel GitHub link. It have Installed Ubuntu server on Amazon EC2 , ...
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How do I install jdownloader?

I want to install using a script but the problem I don't know how to using this method to get a install. Try out our new Install/Start-Script for Linux/Mac! wget must be installed on system! ...
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How to install winexe on Ubuntu?

I don't seem to find a working tutorial on how to install winexe, which is a program that allows for execution of commands on a Windows machine remotely from a Linux machine. None of the tutorials ...
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“No such file or directory” when invoking java

I'm trying to re-install Oracle JDK 7 32 bit to 64 bit Ubuntu (previously 64 bit JDK was installed). JDK is currently present at /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7.0. I invoke sudo update-alternatives --remove ...
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Cant install Java on Wand Board Quad running Ubuntu 12.04

I picked up the Wand Board and was curios to see on how well it can perform as a Minecraft Server. So i downloaded the JDK 8 from the official site for ARM and extracted it to my OPT folder, after ...
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I can't see my bootable USB

I try to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 in a Sony Vaio computer, but I can not choose to boot from a USB memory because it does not appears in the boot menu. Can you help me?
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I can't install flash player

I tried every version of Flash player for Ubuntu 12.10, but it doesn't work. When attempting to install it, I got this error. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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How to install Ubuntu server with UEFI and RAID1 + LVM

I used to install my servers with LVM over software RAID1, and grub install on the MBR of both drives. Now I have an UEFI server, and the compatibility (BIOS) mode does not seem to work. So I went ...
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Is Ubuntu 12.04.1 windows wubi installer broken?

I installed the newest release of Ubuntu 12.04 with the wubi installer. The computer is up and running with Ubuntu, I am typing this in Firefox and I can use all the software that was supplied with ...
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Ubuntu detects that I don't have at least 4.4 GB free space, what should I do?

When I try to install Ubuntu 12.04, it shows me, that I don't have at least 4.4 GB free space. How can I format my Hard Disk Drive? Actually I have 8.4 GB free space, but I screwed up everything ...
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How to Uninstall the Ubuntu SDK?

After Installing the Ubuntu SDK v1.009 on ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, the computer started behaving in a very unstable manner. Also note that Installing the Ubuntu SDK also installs a lot of test libraries ...
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How do I install the driver for my Linksys AE1200 Wireless-N USB Adapter?

I recently downloaded Ubuntu from the main website with the hopes of dual booting it with Windows. While the operating system works, it says that I need to install a driver for my graphics card. When ...
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How to install Ruby on Rails and MySql?

How to install Ruby on Rails and MySql on my Ubuntu 10.04 OS?
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu through network?

I would like to install Ubuntu for almost 120 users. But it's very difficult in using USB and drives. please suggest ....