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Unable to dual boot in dell xps 14 with windows 8/8.1

Hi can anyone help me in dual booting the windows 8/8.1 to ubuntu 12.4/13 when I am using the wubi file and I installed the ubuntu and It reboots and finally it showing me an error of 0xc000000f ...
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How do I control which drive Ubuntu installs to? [duplicate]

I have 2 320 GB drives on my computer. I have Windows 7 installed on Drive C: How do I install Ubuntu onto Drive D, and still have dual boot capability?
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How to Access Ubuntu

I have downloaded and installed Ubuntu from CD, but it doesn't show up when I reboot. How do I switch from Windows to Ubuntu?
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How to remove files created by sudo make install

I was installing llvm using sudo make install but due to space constraint it was not completed and got failed but in the meanwhile it has created so many heavy files in my machine so that now I am ...
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Error: “No package 'libgpod-1.0' found” when trying to install gtkpod2.1.4

I am very new to using Ubuntu but I know the basics. I've been having a series of errors while trying to compile gtkpod2.1.4. I've managed to fix most of them so far with a little googling, mostly ...
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Can i recover windows after Ubuntu installation?

I am not the best guys in the world with computers... However, i was wondering, if it is possible to make a full intallation of ubuntu on my pc, and make a backup of the windows 8 currently on it. ...
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Wacom CTH680 not recognised - Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I have followed all of the guides i can possibly find on compiling/installing the driver for my new CTH680 tablet. lsusb shows that the usb driver sees the tablet: Bus 002 Device 005: ID 056a:0303 ...
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Booting Ubuntu on a different computer

I installed UBUNTU 12.04, and installed Linus' last kernel (3.14) and it boot fine on my computer. I took the hard disk and put it on another computer and it didn't succeed to boot from my HD and ...
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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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LibSSL1.0.0 Throwing Errors

Whenever I try to do any package manipulation - stuff like apt-get install or apt-get update, etc. - I keep getting errors related to libssl1.0.0. I've tried various things online to no avail. sudo ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 10.04 with 12.04 already installed

I have a machine with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop installed and everything works find. I would like to install 10.04 LTS on a second partition. I tried booting from a 10.04 DVD through the BIOS. When ...
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Lenovo y580, Windows 7 and Ubuntu (i Hope so…)

I love Ubuntu so I wanted to have one on my laptop. I have Lenovo Y580 with Core i3-3310m version. I have Windows 7 (for my work, unfortunetly) but I also wanted to have Ubuntu. My first attempt to go ...
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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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How Can I Uninstall Ubuntu ? [duplicate]

Like I Know You Have To Run The sudo apt-get remove Thing Or Whatever But The Thing Is That I Dont Exactly Know What That Is ... I Need Help Knowing What That Is And Where To Find It ...
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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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Can't boot win7 after installing ubuntu 12.04 how can i restore my win7?

I use flash disk to install my ubuntu 12.04 under win7 system, however i made a stupid mistake when I later know that I cant choose install ubuntu alongside with win7 (should choose advanced mode), ...
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Question about install Ubuntu

Today I tried to reinstall my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS through a USB flash, at first time I chose the default partition plan, then I found that there is no /home partition, and I think remount a /home is much ...
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How to install mysql without root access?

I found this article that explains how to install MySQL without root access. However, on the MySQL download page is no download link for Ubuntu. Which one should I choose in this case? If it has a ...
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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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Installing Windows 7 after Ubuntu on MacbookPro 8,2

I have an extremely long troubleshooting narrative, but here are what I believe to be the most crucial features. I own a MacbookPro 8,2. Currently running Ubuntu exclusively. I attempted to ...
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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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Epson Expression Premium XP-700

How to install Epson Expression Premium XP-700 printer into Desktop Ubuntu 13:10. It detects the network printer but then looks for a driver but does not find one.
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Unable to install Ubuntu on

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 from a Live USB, but was unable to get into the live environment when I selected Try Ubuntu without installing option. Then I tried again by selecting Install Ubuntu ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu full disk encrypted but Windows untouched

I have been dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 7 for a while now. In the past, I have used the "encrypt home folder" option to add (some) security to my installation (ie. now no one can easily steal my ...
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Installation instructions for dual boot Ubuntu and Windows

I've completed a new build and I would like to make it a Windows 7 and Ubuntu dual boot system. I am brand new to Linux and, while I have done a lot of research into ways to partition my drives and so ...
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Kubuntu Installation

Am new to Kubuntu. I would like to install it(12.04.4) on my homePC. I've got the software. Is there any installation guide? Also, to download repositories/packages for installing applications, Is ...
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Install Ubuntu alongside Mac OS X option only gives me a few 30 Gigs

I'm trying to install Ubuntu alongside Mac and I have 1 TB of memory. I inserted the install CD, selected a language, and did all that other stuff. When i clicked the "Install Ubuntu alongside Mac OS ...
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cannot upgrade Catfish file searching tool

I receive the following error messages attempting to upgrade the Catfish file searching tool: The following packages have been kept back: catfish The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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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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Where .deb files located?

When we install a package in Ubuntu using apt-get install, where can we find the .deb files ? I installed Python using this method but I did not find its .deb file in /var/cache/apt/archive/.
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I can't install Ubuntu from iso but can from magazine cover disks.

I have an old Win XP with Celeron processor. I have tried to install numerous flavours of Linux and the only one I can get to install from an iso on DVD is Puppy, but I want Ubuntu. Strangely I can ...
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Reasonable partition scheme for Windows 7 Ultimate/Ubuntu dual boot with SSD and HDD

I've just completed a new build and I am planning to install and use Linux for the first time in the form of a dual boot with Windows 7 Ultimate & the latest Ubuntu release. I intend to use a ...
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Install python setup tools for Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install Savanna in OpenStack but I am getting this error that I have posted on askubuntu.com Someone told me that it might happen because I have not right version of python-setup-tools ...
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accidentally deleted partitions [closed]

I am having some trouble with my laptop. I had win 7 64 bit preinstalled on laptop and recently installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I was trying to find what could be the worst case for my laptop..I opened ...
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Asus g60 vx laptop with oridginal hd with 7 and add an sdd with ubuntu 12.04lts to keep separate [duplicate]

I dual booted 13.10 to a partition on an asus g60vx and it worked great for a a month . It then crashed and I couldn't even get to bios. With help I got back 7 with dvd and mirror. Laptop has space ...
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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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Reinstalling windows while having linux (ubuntu)

I have installed windows XP and then decided to install Ubuntu. Ubuntu is now set as default OS (it automatically loads Ubuntu). My question is how can I reinstall Windows XP without removing ...
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pip install … Failed with error code 1 …

I'm trying to configure my new system with Ubuntu 13.10 but pip won't let me install anything. No matter what package I try to install I always get the error: ...failed with error code 1 in ...
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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 , ...