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install ubuntu 12.04 on hp 15-d038ca

I just bought a HP 15 D038CA with Windows 8.1 I need to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (dual boots) I follow step by step the guide found at ...
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12.04 Cannot Install on HPG72 w/ Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

I'm a first time user. I made a 12.04 DVD, and restart laptop. I get to the "Preparing to install Ubuntu" screen, select "Continue" and then nothing happens (just the busy pointer).
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dpkg google-chrome corrupt invalid status

I can't get this to resolve itself, can I get some help? Setting up google-chrome-stable (34.0.1847.116-1) ... update-alternatives: error: /var/lib/dpkg/alternatives/google-chrome corrupt: invalid ...
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Unable to install ubuntu13.10-desktop-amd64

Am using acer aspire E1-522 with windows 8.1 pro. I made a bootable USB using winMd5Sum and then i reboot my system and select USB as primary boot device and save it. After that when Ubuntu menu opens ...
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How do I install a new version on top of an old version?

I have an ASUS EeePC 1000h with four OS installed. What I want to do is replace Lubuntu 12.04 on sda1 which has reached its EOL with Lubuntu 14.04, when it is released in a few days. I want to do a ...
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Ubuntu didn't come on

After finishing the installation process and restarting the computer Ubuntu didn't start...and no choosing option of which system I wish to use..only XP came on immediately. What to do now?
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USB removable disks not mounted automatically on Xubuntu

Just downloaded and installed Xubuntu 13.10. I noticed that USB removable devices (usb keys) are not mounted automatically. I tried with several devices, tested and working on other systems, all of ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 install doesn't detect Windows 7 partition

I'm fairly new to the Ubuntu scene (and Linux in general). I have been attempting to install Ubuntu 13.10 in a dual-boot with Windows 7, but every time I try to start the installation it doesn't ...
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Ubuntu installation. No hard disk found

When installing Ubuntu, it is showing at least 5.9gb space required but i have lot of free space. I tried many things, but none of it solved my problem. So, i tried installing fedora then it showed no ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 besides already existing Ubuntu 12.04 with encrypted home

Currently I have Ubuntu 12.04 with encrypted home (extra partition) installed on my Notebook. Now I would like to install 14.04 on my SSD (also inside my Notebook). Will 14.04 recognize my encrypted ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 12

trying to install Ubuntu 12 alongside Win XP Pro. Get to final screen (Welcome) and the installation just hangs at "retrieving files 52 of 126" Tried fresh copy of Ubuntu - same result. Do not have ...
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What's the best way to reinstall Ubuntu on a partition already used for Ubuntu, but seemingly empty?

On my dual boot computer (XP/Ubuntu) with a 500gb drive, I recently had someone remove a virus from Windows XP. Although I asked him to leave the Ubuntu partition as it is, the partition seems still ...
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all boot options are tried AFTER installatoon

Hi i have the samsung ativ book 9 lite I just installed ubuntu 13.10 after removing windows 8.1 and have gotten the error all boot options are tried, after the installation After having a look around ...
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cannot install ubuntu 12.04.4 using USB stick

Trying to install from USB. After more than 2 hours installation is still continuing. What is the solution for this problem?
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS on Samsung series 5

I want to install Ubuntu Linux 12.04.4 LTS on my samsung NP300-E5X-S02IN laptop but I have heard a lot about the bricking problems in samsung laptops (probably because of problems in UEFI boot ...
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How does the installer know what machines are on my network?

I have a home network with a few linux boxes and a Windows XP laptop. I shut down a Centos machine, removed the hard drive, installed a new hard drive, and then started a clean install of Ubuntu ...
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backspace working without using it

it's the first time I using UBUNTU and i'm installling the ubuntu-12.04.4-desktop-i386 version. The problem is that wherever i had to type in some info (like location or rename a drive) during the ...
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Is there a way to bundle package installations for a new os? [duplicate]

I use a webdesign development for my desktop and laptop, I also sometimes use vmware. This forces me to install the same packages multiple times to properly set up my webdesign environment. I have to ...
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Will the Ubuntu replace my Windows?

I'm going to install Ubuntu with Windows installer. If I choose C:\ for the drive installation, will the Ubuntu replace my windows? I installed my Windows on drive C:\. Thank you...
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Problem with installation. Atleast 5.9gb free space required

I tried to install Ubuntu 13 alongside Windows with a bootable disc. However, it doesn't check the "at least 5.9gb free space" and I cannot click the "continue" button. What I did: I kept 20gb of ...
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How do I access my software updater if it doesn't display anywhere?

I'm really struggling to update my ubuntu os... I've got three different versions of it on my pc namely Blackbox, twm & Kde/ kubuntu. However I can't access my software updater from any of them ...
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paid for ubuntu extra on paypal (twice I think) and it never brought me back [closed]

I paid for ubuntu (the $16.00 -- I think I paid twice) and it never brought me back. Can anyone help with this? Mike Kirkeberg
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Cant boot into ubuntu install

So I am trying to install Ubuntu, I had it before but I removed it because i couldn't re install it, i thought it would work but it didn't. So I cant boot into the install anymore, it says: SYSLINUX ...
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no GUI after install

This question has been asked in here before: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears But none of the answers solved my issue. In the compizconfig-settings-manager Unity and OpenGL are ...
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Why can't I install Ubuntu on my Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Pro?

After several attempts, I cannot even install the latest Ubuntu onto my Fujitsu Siemens Amilo Pro. It is running Windows Vista and I even attempted to install it using Windows, which still failed. I ...
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UEFI Bootable USB Stick Ubuntu 12.04 lts

I bought a new Laptop yesterday (an acer e1-510 with windows 8.1) and did not know that it has a shitty uefi when I tried to install ubuntu 12.04(.4) lts from usb drive but when i click install linux, ...
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not installing ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on dell inspiron 5420

I have a Dell Inspiron 5420 i7 with 8GB of RAM. When I try to install Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit by using a bootable USB device, which was created with Universal USB Installer, it failed to install on my ...
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how to make partitions before installation?

my laptop is having 320GB hard disk. I want partition it with 195 GB as one part(here i want install os), 4GB for swap 70GB as one partition, 50 GB as one parttiion. I'm new to do this partition ...
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Installing non-pae ubuntu from USB-stick without network

there! I have to install ubuntu on my old laptop(IBM thinkpad T42). When I was trying to install normal desktop version, it said that you must have non-pae kernel version. After that I downloaded ...
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Black Screen On Installing

I just bought new computer and started installing Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit on it. I press install now and comes black screen. Soon ticking - appears. Then nothing happens. I waited for hour and it didnt do ...
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Will I have any trouble dual-booting an HP 250 G1

I was considering buying an HP 250 G1 laptop. I'd like to keep the copy of Windows 8.1 that comes installed on it, but dual boot with Ubuntu. I've been given the impression that the UEFI might give ...
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ubuntu wont run after instalation

Im using Chromebook C720 and I installed Ubuntu but when it restarts/reboots it enters into chrome os and not ubuntu, please help me.
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Remove Ubuntu from stand-alone hard drive. Format drive

I guess that I have no other choice than to add to this question, as seth saw fit to delete the question I thought I was asking as a new question. But whatever. I have a dead computer thanks to my ...
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cannot install any packages using terminal

Whenever I tried to install synaptic or other libraries like sudo apt-get install git-core, etc... it's showing errors. When it starts running but stops at 22% and also with many errors. I am not ...
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How to remove a package after incorrect installation attempt

I was trying to install PostgreSQL 9.3 from the downloaded installer: postgresql-9.3.4-3-linux-x64.run Still learning the ropes with Linux, I believe I originally installed it using an incorrect ...
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can microsoft detect pirate licence after formatted & installed ubuntu in hard disk? [closed]

I was using windows pirated version, but now i am using ubuntu 12.0 in same computer. I have full formatted my hard disk also. I request you please give me answer for : can Microsoft trace ...
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Upgrading to new version of Ubuntu [duplicate]

i recently have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, then i notice that Ubuntu will release newer LTS version very soon. I have dual boot between Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Windows 7, but what if i upgrading my ...
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USB 3.0 problems with a Gigabyte motherboard in Ubuntu 14.04

[this has been translated from spanish] Hi very good morning or afternoon as the case of Venezuela and am Andruwx little over a month ago I bought a card for mother www.amazon.com Gigabyte Model GA- ...
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Install package from without adding PPA

Is there a way to install a package via a simple URL without having to add a PPA beforehand? Something like apt-get https://url.to.package.deb? Or perhaps some command line options that would add the ...
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Can't get ASUS USB-N13 network adapter to work. How do I check for conflicting drivers?

I am trying to get the internet working on my computer running ubuntu linux. I got the ASUS USB-N13 network adapter because I heard it is supposed to work out of the box with linux. Well mine didn't. ...
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How to install Ubuntu on portable external Hard Drive?

OS: Windows 7. I want install Linux Ubuntu on portable external Hard Drive USB 2.0. I read a variety of methods, but I'm confused by contradictory advices and methods. Actually, installing Ubuntu on ...
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Dual booting Ubuntu on Mac, stuck in GRUB

I realise there are threads out there for this issue already, however I have tried those solutions to no avail. I am a Linux newbie trying to dual boot into Kubuntu/Ubuntu on my MacBook Air (Intel), ...
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Installing Koala (Development Kit) in Ubuntu

I've recently switched to Ubuntu. I've also moved most of my development area to Ubuntu as well. The only thing that I'm missing is a compresser and minifier for my LESS and Javascript files. On Mac ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installed on Seagate 500GB Slim crashes very frequently [closed]

Ubuntu community. I've searched very hard on the internet using Google, and also AskUbuntu's internal search, but I don't seem to find any information relating to what appears to be a very unique ...
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12.04 and 13.10 installation issues

I am new to Ubuntu. My Windows 7 crashed so I decided to try Ubuntu. Yesterday, I tried to install Ubuntu 13.10. I'm using a 16GB USB thumb drive.I downloaded a program that would allow my USB to be ...
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Error when installing Ubuntu 13.10 black screen/white flashing dash

Yesterday I've tried to install Ubuntu on my windows 7 desktop pc. I've burned the iso on a dvd, and installed the help boot. Then it asked to reboot, after that it took me to the ubuntu purple screen ...
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ubuntu with out internet how can i install packages? lsb_4.0-0ubuntu8_all.deb [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu Machine with out any possible connection to the internet. So my problem is how do I update packages used to run the Bradford_Dissolvable_Agent.bin, using "sudo ./Bradford....". How ...
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Ubuntu LiveCD install stuck on “creating user” step

I've been STRUGGLING to install Ubuntu (as dual-boot with an existing Windows XP installation, on a different drive and partition) for a couple of days now. I've already checked the md5 hash for the ...
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Uninstalling Win 8.1 and installing Ubuntu 13

I am thinking of switching over to Linux Ubuntu 13. I am currently using Win 8.1 (i5-4200U) I know next to nothing about the how-to's and what-not-to-do's. Should I even try to do this unaided? Or ...
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bug in LTS 12.04 amd 64 iso file

I downloaded latest 64 bit version of ubuntu 12.04 LTS as an .iso file (ubuntu-12.04.4-desktop-amd64). and make my Pen Drive bootable using Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.5.2. when i try to install ...