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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 ...
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What happen to Kompozer? Is there an easy way to install in 13.10?

What happen to Kompozer? Is there an easy way to install it in Ubuntu 13.10?
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my laptop is a hp4540s, what is the version support for my laptop?i need to install both, windows8 and ubuntu [duplicate]

When I try to install ubuntu 13.04 I can't see my partition(s), I would choose to select, to install ubuntu on. Why is this and what can I do ?
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Ubuntu Server newer version than 8.04 on IBM xSeries 225 8649 [duplicate]

It was installed 8.04 OK. but since its no longer supported, i want to upgrade into newer version. i've tried 9.10, 10.04, until the last one was 12.04. when trying NORMAL BOOT : on 10.04 and ...
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Install ubuntu from USB drive [duplicate]

I have a laptop with no cd/dvd drive. I want to remove win 8 and put ubuntu instead. I am not sure if there is UEFI in this laptop (its the cheapest). I don't want to buy a usb optical drive just for ...
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Can't get Ubuntu to load from USB stick

I'm massively new at this stuff, so please forgive me. But I've just built a new PC. I've downloaded a USB boot installer for Ubuntu 12.04. When I power on the PC with the stick in, it all seems to ...
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Installing generic headers without internet in ubuntu 13.04

I tried to install generic Linux headers without Internet by downloading them in .deb formats .. Based on the dependencies I installed one by one, then I encountered this .libc6:i386 depends on ...
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Trying to install ubuntu from USB

I'm trying to install ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my notebook. I have ubuntu 11.10, and my cd reader doesn't work, so I wanted to do it from my kingstong datatraveler 100. I have an intel i5 in my computer. ...
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Error installing printer driver

I am trying to install the driver for my Epson WP-4530 printer. I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My printer is connected to my home network router. The Printer install utility is able to ...
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ASUS Zenbook UX32VD - Ubuntu Install tips

I had some problems with windows boot manager on my ASUS Zenbook UX32VD and I'm really considering kicking Windows away and embrace Ubuntu. But, prior to going to it, I would like to know: Wich ...
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Grub rescue in new installation invalid arch-dependent ELF magic

I installed ubuntu over a W8 installation (my objective was that only ubuntu remains), the installation completed well and ask to reboot, after that, it only gives me a black screen and grub ...
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I can't install anything in Ubuntu 12.04

I am a new user of Ubuntu, first time in Linux world . I don't manage to install anything neither from the Ubuntu software center not elsewhere. For example I try to install chrome (I have ...
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how to make bootable USB for ubuntu in Windows 7?

I downloaded the Universal USB Installer 1.9.5.2 from this website http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-windows but when I am running it ,the Create icon is not working and I ...
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How to reinstall Ubuntu with UEFI in a correct way?

I decided to migrate from Ubuntu 13.10 to 12.04 LTS, so I have downloaded .iso image and wrote it to my USB-stick. During the installation, on a stage of partitioning hard drive, I met one problem. I ...
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Dual boot windows 8.1 and ubuntu 13.10, unusable drive space [duplicate]

I have Windows 8.1(64-bit), i want to dual boot it with ubuntu 13.10(64bit), I shrunk the C: drive by 20 GB. created a bootable pendrive and booted through it Partitions when i clicked on ...
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VMWare/VirtualBox hangs Ubuntu while installing Windows 7

I am trying to install Windows 7 in VMwarePlayer or VirtualBox on Ubuntu 12.04LTS and every time I have tried it the result is that Ubuntu hangs and only hard reset works. I tried both VMware and ...
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dual boot w7 with 12.04 with gpt table and uefi

i have a lenovo z570 with 4gb ram and 700gb hdd with w7 x64. i want to dual boot ubuntu alongside w7 but during installation, there is no install ubuntu alongside w7 option. i have tried all the ...
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symbol 'grub_isprint' not found, error on boot, cannot use computer

I am installing Ubuntu 13.10 and the installer froze while logging in to Ubuntu one so I restarted and got "error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found" so I booted up the live USB and ran "sudo ...
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Error while installing packages

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I'm encountering error in installing any package using apt-get. I've tried steps given in various forums, but couldn't resolve the error. For example, if I install kcachegrind, ...
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Help with my poblems creating usb from windows.

I have a computer with windows 7. I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 or 12.4 onto my usb stick, so I can boot from it and use Ubuntu. I have so far downloaded the desktop version download on the website ...
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Question regarding install on fresh drive

Quick question The hard drive on my 4+ year old VAIO laptop crashed. I contacted sony to get the recovery disk, but they want me to pay $160 for windows and drivers. I have hence decided to go the ...
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remove amd drivers installed with Automated installer

I have installed latest beta 14.1 amd drivers amd-driver-installer-13.35.1005-x86.x86_64.run with the automated installer and now I can't remove them. I tried: sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx ...
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How to Install Lazarus on Ubuntu

Above I installed with Central Programs, but yesterday i install a ubuntu in my mac and i dont see the lazarus on the Central Programs. Anyone have a url with installation ubuntu, or the code for i ...
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Installation: can't boot the ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. I downloaded the .iso file and burned it to DVD, then I restart the system and select boot from DVD. Now, there is just a black screen that a prompter ...
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Not showing any bootable options on grub

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and trying to install windows 7 instead, but when I hold shift on start-up to open the grub menu, there's no other bootable options. I'm trying to boot from a CD but it doesn't ...
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I want to purchase the Toshiba Satellite C55-A5281 Laptop but need to make sure Ubuntu will work

I have had really good luck installing Ubuntu on many different random desktops and laptops, and I have never had a problem. But this would be the first windows 8 machine that I have purchased, and I ...
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Black screen on HP Pavilion zd7000 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on an old HP Pavilion zd7000. It has a Pentium 4 | 2.8GHz | only 512 of RAM. The installation appeared to work fine, I can boot to a login screen but after entering my ...
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Trust Webcam on ubuntu 12.04

My Trust WB-1400T webcam does not work on Ubuntu 12.04. I've tried using cheese &Skype but nothing seems working. Can anyone help me on this please?? Thank you in advance!
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13.10 install on HP mini 2133

I wanted to install 13.10 on my Hp mini 2133, but main problem is that screen resolution during installation is not optimal for Hp mini 2133, and therefore all dialogs are too big, so I cannot see ...
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Can't boot Windows 8 after installing Ubuntu 13.10 in legacy mode [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 in legacy mode (secure boot disabled) next to a Windows 8.1 partition. Ubuntu works perfectly (in UEFI and in legacy modes) but I can't load Windows anymore - there is no ...
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Install KDevelop on Ubuntu 13.04

KDevelop has a new release 4.6 http://kdevelop.org/46/kdevelop-460-final-released I would like to install this on Ubuntu 13.04 (or Ubuntu 13.10 if that would be easier) The proper way to install ...
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How do I install Catlateral Damage?

It's this gam It's a .tar.gz file; and doesn't contain any Installation files. Need some help. Thanks in advance!
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install rxtx under JDK

A java developer who want to send SMS ,may use SMSLib project. SMSLib requires to set up : javacomm library (if it is windows plateform) rxtx library (if it is linux plateform ) by adding it in ...
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Can I mount and run an iso from my terminal?

I broke my gui, and am trying to install an iso of windows I have. Is it possible to do from the terminal?
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deleted xfce accidently, is there a way to recover it without internet connection?

I'm running xubuntu, and removed xfce from the software manager (face palm) while trying to clear up space (I believe this is what I did since I cant find any trace of xfce in the terminal). At the ...
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Toshiba satellite c55d-a5170 starts to boot to 13.10 disk then halts. Cannot even install

I bought a satellite c55d-a5170 laptop with win 8.1. needless to say windows sucked so I tried to load ubuntu 13.10. I went into the setup and set it to cms boot instead of eufi. To boot like a bios ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Setup does not detect Windows 8.1 on VAIO Tap 21!

So I've downloaded the 64-bit Ubuntu image, burnt it to disk and disabled secure boot via the UEFI setup menu... But when I run the installation on my Sony VAIO Tap 21, Ubuntu setup tells me that no ...
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i am not able to install ubuntu 12.04

hey i had downloaded the ubuntu for desktop 32 bits and had created a bootable CD and tried to installl it on my dell inspiron 6000 with 512 mb ram and 1.5 GHz intel entium processor but i dont know ...
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Why partition is not showing, sudo fdisk - l

I'm really new to Ubuntu and pretty scared with things right now. There were two partitions in the system partition 1 and partition 2 with ext4 format. Since I couldn't access them (I mean I couldn't ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a laptop that has fedora [duplicate]

I simply want to get rid of the latest version of Fedora that is currently on my laptop and install Ubuntu instead. Can someone please tell me how? I followed the "get ubuntu" links on the site but it ...
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Trying to install (Or just try) ubunto, but i just get black screen immidiately after selecting “Install Ubuntu” in the first boot menu. [duplicate]

I am trying to boot from a USB drive prepaired with "UNetbootin" but after selecting "Install Ubuntu" the USB keeps flashing (Indikator LED) for a few seconds and then it stops. And thene nothing. I ...
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Difference between pre-installed Ubuntu and self-installed Ubuntu

Is there a difference if you buy an Computer with Ubuntu pre-installed and if you install Ubuntu yourself? Are there any merits?
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Installing Mint and completely removing Ubuntu [closed]

I was able to successfully install Ubuntu along with Windows using boot repair. Now I've decided to betray ubuntu and start using Mint. So I want to install Mint and completely remove Ubuntu. I don't ...
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Server 12.04 Install

I have a Ubuntu Server 12.04 32bit OS that is running both a DNS and a Web sever. I am wanting to add a Mail server to the same tower. Is there a way to do so without a full re-install?