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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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Asked to remove packages when trying to install with Muon?

I keep trying to install packages using Muon Discover on Kubuntu, but every time I try to install a package I get a message saying that there are other things installed that have to be removed. ...
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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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Can i install Ubuntu 13.10 64bit on my Lanovo g580 Laptop

Hi, I have a Lenovo G580 i5 Processor, 8GB Ram and 500GB HDD. I have already installed Windows 8 64-Bit Operating System and I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 64-Bit with dual boot. What will the BIOS ...
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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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Teamviewer Installation not Working [closed]

Trying to install Teamviewer 9 on Raring Ringtail. I am running the 64 bit deb file from http://download.teamviewer.com/download/teamviewer_linux_x64.deb when I run it for the first time from the ...
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erased grub config by accident, cannot boot into windows partition [duplicate]

JUST this morning I wiped my Linux partition into free apace. However, I believe I may have deleted my grub config files, so I cannot boot into my windows partition. When I try starting my machine, 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 ...