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sexagenarian needs direction starting to install, use and learn Ubuntu

I need help and please be patient with my sexagenarian memory. I am using Windows 7 on my computer and I very much want to start using Ubuntu. The problem for me is that there seems to be all sorts of ...
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Live CD ubuntu 13.10 is not working with hp printer 1020 plus

I am new to Linux . we have new requirement where in I have to connect HP 1020 plus printer with Ubuntu live cd . I have tried a lot but unable to do . when we are installing new hplib from site I is ...
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How to install games (.sh and .bin games)

I recently purchased the humble bundle but I am having trouble installing the games and getting them to run. Some of them are .sh and others are .bin files. On a terminal, I have cd to the location ...
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No such file or directory: '/usr/lib/python2.7/sitecustomize.py' but it is there in red color

While trying to install denyhosts but I am getting this error: IOError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/usr/lib/python2.7/sitecustomize.py' I verified that ...
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What is the correct way to create partitions for both Windows and Linux on an Western Digital’s Advanced Format 1 TB Hard Drive?

What is the correct way to create partitions for both Windows and Linux on an Western Digital’s Advanced Format 1 TB Hard Drive? I want partitions to be like this: => Primary: 325 GB Windows 7 x64 ...
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Newest Libre Office Isn't Installing Through PPA [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I've followed the directions closely here: How do I install LibreOffice 4? sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/libreoffice-4-1 sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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How to prevent a kiosk running Ubuntu 13.10 showing the update dialog popup window?

In my KIOSK i have Ubuntu 13.10. How to remove/suspend/blacklist/hide/disable completely from the Ubuntu 13.10 this following popup via command line? (even with GUI when i click settings and insert ...
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Computer continously boots after Kernel Version 3.13.5 installed on Ubuntu 13.10

there is some strange thing that happened after I installed Kernel 3.13.5 on Ubuntu 13.10. After restart I selected new installed Kernel in GRUB. After that Ubuntu starts up like usually and I can ...
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Dual-boot problems, installing Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1 [duplicate]

Hello here is my system, Currently running on windows 8.1 Created new partition -> installed ubuntu on there (When installing the Ubuntu, I cannot see any options that has "... install along ...
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How to install drivers for Samsung printer ml-2955 on ubuntu 13?

I tried to install 2 versions of printer drivers. specifically for Samsung printer ml-2955. the other one generic linux driver. I do not know how to install neither of them. there is autorun file ...
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Installing Lubuntu 12.04 on a Mac G4 Powerbook

I recently got 3 powerbooks from a friend of mine, only one of which I intend on using. I installed Lubuntu dual boot with OSX and restarted. When the Powerbook restarts, I hear the beep, and then I ...
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Which ubuntu server should we setup for the office?

Let's say we are a medium sized company (aim for 50-150 people). We want to be able to setup a ubuntu server with: email server file sharing share printer VPN firewall (optional) cloud? (wonder what ...
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Google Chrome install [closed]

Hi I am new to Ubuntu Linux, I have installed on my dell latitude d600 every thing's smooth and fast, I have bean trying to install Google chrome, which I would like to use on Ubuntu, but ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 doesn't allow me to install “alongside” Windows, just “replace”

I have a disk with 3 partitions: 100MB for Windows 7 97.56GB for Windows 7 125.91 which I want to install Ubuntu on How can I install Ubuntu on the 125.91 GB partition "alongside" Windows 7 ...
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How to remove an unsuccessful installation of Java 6

I unsuccessfully tried installing Java 6 by copy-pasting the following from http://www.webupd8.org/2012/11/oracle-sun-java-6-installer-available.html in the terminal window: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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VirtualBox fatal error no media found

Installed xUbuntu 13.10 on my virtual machine on WIN8 host. Everything was OK, so I installed only LAMP without any modification. Next day I switched up virtual machine I got error message on ...
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Does clean install remove non-standard root directories?

I need to clean install Ubuntu 12.04 and I understand that this will remove everything that was in the /home directory. In addition to standard folders such as /var, /etc, /usr and the such, let's say ...
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Why automatic installed mysql 5.5 when i install mysql workbench 6.0.9 from deb file using ubuntu software center

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and already installed mysql 5.6.16 on it. I have downloaded mysql workbench deb file (mysql-workbench-community-6.0.9-1ubu1310-amd64) from mysql web site. Now when I run this ...
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Unable to install GRUB in /dev/sda on two-drive laptop with Win7

I am using an HP dv7 computer with a 1TB drive with Win7 and a new 120GB SSD that I intend to run Kubuntu on for my physics stuff. I am having trouble installing GRUB though. I first created two ...
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I can't tell which dev/sda/ file is my external hard drive to install xubuntu on

I want to install Xubuntu onto my external hard drive, but I cannot tell what partition to use. Here is what it shows dev/sda dev/sda1 ntfs dev/sda2 ntfs dev/sda3 ntfs dev/sda4 fat32 sda1-3 ...
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Installing a 3TB storage hdd with dual boot Windows 7x64 and Ubuntu 12.04ltsX64

I am in the middle of a build and ran into a problem with the GPT format of a 3TB hdd. The build is: ASUS a55bm-e motherboard. AMD A10 processor black 7850 (I think). Seagate 1TB with Ubuntu and ...
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how to install zip package from cd on ubuntu server using command line? [closed]

i installed ubuntu server, don't have internet connection but have .zip package on a cd. how do i install it? mounted the cdrom already and can see the application
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I am running 12.04 on usb would now like to install on C: will it overwrite windows XP [duplicate]

I am running 12.04 on a USB stick on a machine with Windows XP and would now like to install 12.04 on my C: drive using the Windows installe. Will it run alongside my existing system?
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Ubuntu 13.10 does not boot after succesful installation: 'all boot options are tried' [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu and Linux, i hope someone could help me... I installed Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on my new Samsung Ativ (4 GB memory / Quad Core 1.4 GHz processor / AMD Radeon HD8250 graphic card / 128 ...
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Cannot Install Ubuntu!! No Install Ubuntu Alongside Option!

I wanna install ubuntu 13.10 alongside y Windows 7 and windows 8.1 When i boot up from the live cd, it dosent give me an option to install ubuntu alongside windows.. I tried clicking on something else ...
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nutch,solr and ubuntu server 12.04lts

I use Ubuntu server 12.04lts and i would know what version of nutch and solr can be compatible with it. Any solution please?
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Unmet dependencies when trying to install curl [duplicate]

I have been struggling to fix this problem for 3 hours by now.I have searched for solution on this forum but so far anything that i have tried didn't help. When I try to run the following command: ...
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Can i install Ubuntu on my pen drive [duplicate]

Can i install Ubuntu on my pen drive, i do not want to install it at my system's drive I just want whenever i plug the pen drive, run Ubuntu else run my Windows 8 Is it possible if it is possible.. ...
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Alternative way to download and install Ubuntu Touch (dual boot) on Nexus 4

Since I have connection issues (I live in China, where nothing will download properly except if provided a mirror inside China), I have downloaded the Clockworkmod Recovery image for mako, the ...
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Cannot install gcc-4.8 because of unmet dependencies

I was trying to upgrade gcc-4.8.1 to gcc-4.8.2 using Synaptic from this PPA. The installation executed with no problem, but suddenly I had no gcc-4.8 at all. I was using gcc-4.7 and gcc-4.8 together, ...
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How to install Ubuntu 13.10 on an old SONY computer?

Hi, I am a noobie to Ubuntu, I have a Freelander Tablet that I want to develop APPS for. I have an old SONY MOD:PCV-RX270DS, Pentium III CPU, MEM: 256 MB. I tried to PRE-install Ubuntu 13.10. The ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit live USB created with UNetbootin either not recognised or “Disk Error” on Dell D630 BIOS A17

I know, I know, this question has been asked so many times but I have searched and searched and tried and tried but I can't get it to work. I'm running Windows XP on my Dell D630. I downloaded the 64 ...
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Having issues installing Ubuntu on Surface Pro [closed]

Currently I am using Windows 8.1 on a Microsoft Surface Pro. I have managed to disable secure boot and create a bootable USB, but my Surface Pro doesn't recognize the drive and boots into Windows 8.1 ...
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First Boot Not Happening [ 7.471657] Adding 4041724k swap on /dev/sda7 Priority :-1 extents: 1 across :4041724k FS

I have been trying to get Ubuntu up and running in dual boot, this is the first time I have tried to install linux. Everything was going well with the install, the progress bar had reached the end of ...
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Looking to dual-boot Ubuntu 13.10 with Vista (Vista installed first) on Toshiba Equium A210-1AS

First things first, I already have a partition to install Ubuntu on. The laptop is a Toshiba Equium A210-1AS with Vista and Windows 8.1. I want to take 8.1 off and install Ubuntu instead. I know how ...
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Apache2 re-install error

I am trying to re-install apache2 on my Ubntu12.X machine. I had apache2 before but due some reasons I have uninstalled. I use apt-get purge to remove apache tomcat but while re installing I am ...
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Trying to create a bootable cd from a mac to boot from my windows pc [duplicate]

I'm trying to create a bootable cd from a mac (running computer) to use to boot and install ubuntu to my pc (not running computer). Any 'how-tos' or tutorials that can help me?
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Uninstall a pre-installed Ubuntu 12.04 to replace it with dual boot of Windows 8.1/Ubuntu 13.10

My Dell Inspiron 15 came with a pre-installed Ubuntu 12.04. Now I want to remove that and replace it with Windows 8.1 (Enterprise) and Unbuntu 13.10. I have created two bootable USB sticks for both of ...
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Install suggested packages via aptitude

I've read installing suggest packages via apt-get, and I've read how to look suggested and recommended packages from aptitude.. But then, How to install it all using aptitude? Best Regards, Ahmad
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Unattended installation xubuntu

I'm trying to setup an unattended install of Xubuntu 13.10. It currently picks up all the settings but it still requires me to click next on each screen. I understand editing the xubuntu.seed isn't ...
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Installing freeglut3-dev on Ubuntu 12.04.4

I'm a fairly new Ubuntu user and have been trying to get the CUDA toolkit installed for a project. I've been following this guide: http://pastebin.com/fDpqvSi5 to try and get it installed correctly, ...
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Quickly produces an error when installing

I ported an application over to Quickly, replacing all the files as necessary. When I say quickly run the application runs without flaw. However, the problem occurs when I try to package/install it. ...
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I Successfully Installed Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit side by side with Windows 7 32 bit and have no boot option on startup

I have Installed Ubuntu 12.04 to run along with Windows 7 32 bit. It says installation was successful, however when I restart the computer I do not get an option to select Ubuntu, the computer ...
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Need to install ubuntu on UEFI windows 8 pc

I am typing this from a window$$$ 8 laptop. It is a dirt cheap Acer E1 series and is fairly new. I want to erase windows completely from this laptop and put only Ubuntu 32 bit on it. I see that the ...
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I tried to install git in my machine but i got a error message like below? [duplicate]

I tried all the possibility kindly let me know how resolve this error message and how to install git in my machine, (personal)root@ubuntu:/home/shan/workspace/projects# apt-get -f install git-core ...
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Dual Boot issue Ubuntu and XP

I partitioned a drive and loaded Ubuntu 13 on an XP machine. I am learning about the operating systems and trying to make them play together. My current boot executes as follows: System powers up, ...
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Does grub need to update/refresh after install windows into another hard drive? [closed]

i have a pc with two physical disks: one of them with debian wheezy; and the other one has one logical partition with several data and some free space. The thing is, if i install windows 7 x64 in this ...
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Startup problem with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

So I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop and the only way to get Ubuntu to boot is if I go to boot manager and start it from a UEFI partition called UEFI, if I don't do that I just get a screen ...
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How to change the mirror of setuptools?

I changed the ~/.pip/pip.conf file to a customized mirror, and pip install do download the package from that mirror. But when installing(run the setup.py), I find setuptools still get packages from ...
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Corrupt Ubuntu Server ISO images

This is the 3rd time I've downloaded ubuntu-12.04.4-server-amd64.iso from the Ubuntu site, and even then I get the message in the screenshot below. Have any of you had this problem? I don't think ...