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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 rescue&...
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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 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?
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Blinking Cursor when trying to run live Ubuntu 13.10 on USB

I have been trying to install Ubuntu on this laptop forever. I have my USB drive all setup and ready to go, but when I try booting from my flash drive it just shows a blank screen with a blinking ...
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Copying hard-drive onto another machine

I have a Ubuntu machine (at work) and I have a macbook as well. Is it possible to copy the entire operating system (on my work ubuntu machine) over to the hard drive on the Mac? I don't really care ...
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How to allocate disk space from one filesystem to another?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on dedicated server with 2 TB hard disk, while running a daemon I got error running low on disk space, when I check memory status by running df -h it shows that my rootfs have 20 ...
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Install Ubuntu but keep Local disk D and its content

I want to install Ubuntu and remove Windows 7. I choosed Replace Windows 7 with Ubuntu option. Now it shows me which HDD disk to use and says that 3 partitions willbe deleted. But I need to install ...
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Installing windows 8 on Ubuntu 12.10 with windows 8 already installed

I don't know that if it sounds confusing but what I want to do is that install windows 8 along with Ubuntu 12.10 (already installed). I have windows 8 previously installed as well and I want to ...
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Can't install the Ubuntu SDK due to broken qtcreator-plugin-ubuntu dependency [duplicate]

I tried to install the Ubuntu SDK on my Ubuntu 13.10 Virtual machine(VMwarePlayer) by typing sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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How do you use a ubuntu flash drive to boot the computer

I have downloaded the Ubuntu on a flash drive and followed all of the directions. I have searched the forum and apparently there is o solution for starting Ubuntu on a 32 bit windowsXP from a flash ...
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where command doesn't work properly

where grunt while running this i get the following error message No command 'where' found, did you mean: Command 'gwhere' from package 'gwhere' (universe) where: command not found
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How to install Windows and Ubuntu on the same machine? [duplicate]

I tried to install Ubuntu on a machine having Windows OS.While installing Ubuntu I was not able to see all the partitions and I had to format the hard drive. Now the result is that I am having the ...
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Missing package when installing Ubuntu SDK on 13.10 64 bit

When I try to install the Ubuntu SDK on my 64 bit Saucy I get a missing package issue. The following packages have unmet dependencies: ubuntu-sdk : Depends: qtcreator-plugin-ubuntu but it is not ...
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sudo make won't work

I can't install anything in .tar.gz format because it tells me make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop. What do I do?
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Which OS version, i386-driver scanner + server

I have some of a problem I must have some help with. Here's the thing: I have the responsibility to replace Windows XP with Linux on a HP Compaq DX2300. I will use Ubuntu since it is the flavour of ...
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Lubuntu 13.10 missing Try without installation option

I just created a Lubuntu 13.10 LiveDVD via UNetbootin on my Ubuntu 13.04 system, in order to be able to use Lubuntu on an old work computer that runs slowly on Windows XP (a Dell Optiplex GOX 270, in ...
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Strange recursive folder created on npm installation

something very strange is happening to my system. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and I use it for node.js deveopment. Every time I perform an installation either (sudo npm install -g myPackage) a srtange ...