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Install python setup tools for Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install Savanna in OpenStack but I am getting this error that I have posted on askubuntu.com Someone told me that it might happen because I have not right version of python-setup-tools ...
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accidentally deleted partitions [closed]

I am having some trouble with my laptop. I had win 7 64 bit preinstalled on laptop and recently installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I was trying to find what could be the worst case for my laptop..I opened ...
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Asus g60 vx laptop with oridginal hd with 7 and add an sdd with ubuntu 12.04lts to keep separate [duplicate]

I dual booted 13.10 to a partition on an asus g60vx and it worked great for a a month . It then crashed and I couldn't even get to bios. With help I got back 7 with dvd and mirror. Laptop has space ...
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My Laptop's touchpad is not working when i login to ubuntu 12.04

Can't Login to Ubuntu 12.04 from my HP Lap. Touchpad is not working when login, so i cannot enter Password.... When i login from 'Ubuntu recovery mode' it goes to Terminal only
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python-software-properties unmet dependencies Ubuntu 12.04

I just got a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 server and I am trying to get add-apt-repository. For that I need the package python-software-properties. However, when I try to install it with apt-get, I actually ...
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Reinstalling windows while having linux (ubuntu)

I have installed windows XP and then decided to install Ubuntu. Ubuntu is now set as default OS (it automatically loads Ubuntu). My question is how can I reinstall Windows XP without removing ...
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Does the Replace Windows X with Ubuntu option in the installation setup replace a single partition or the whole drive [duplicate]

In the Ubuntu installation, when the user gets to the part about selecting which method to use to install Ubuntu, the user will find several options like the ones shown below: If the user already ...
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pip install … Failed with error code 1 …

I'm trying to configure my new system with Ubuntu 13.10 but pip won't let me install anything. No matter what package I try to install I always get the error: ...failed with error code 1 in ...
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faillog command doesn't work for all users

I set faillog to lock my users after 3 login attempt failures, but it works only for users belong to "sudo group" I searched the faillog(8) man page for ubuntu 13.04 in http://manpages.ubuntu.com , ...
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Trouble with Remastersys

I use Remastersys to create an iso image file for my ubuntu system. I burt the image on a CD. I run the CD on an other computer: there is an option to try it in live mode, and an other one to install ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Lenovo Ideapad S510p [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Ideapad S510p (59-411351) Laptop (4th Gen Ci3/ 8GB/ 1TB/ Win8.1/ 2GB Graph). Can I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it? Any specific steps I need to follow?
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install ubuntu over windows with 4 partitions,

i want install ubuntu on a laptop with 3 physical partitions and 1 logical. C: windows D: restore E: HP TOOLS i tried wubi for 2 months and id like try a full intall, but on tutorials i see peoeple ...
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How do I install Ubuntu Studio from a USB Flash Drive?

So I have the standard Ubuntu 13.10, and I wanted to install Ubuntu studio. The only way I can do that is through a Flash drive, so I downloaded the newest version of Ubuntu studio, and used ...
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Install Ubuntu on Second Internal Drive fully seperate from Windows [duplicate]

Let's say I have Drive C:, and Drive D:. Drive C: has Windows 7 on it, and Drive D: is currently completely empty. I would like to install Ubuntu on Drive D: without adding a bootloader/GRUB to the ...
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Grub Problem while Installing Ubuntu 12.04

I was trying to dual boot Windows 8 with a Linux OS.When i tried installing Ubuntu 12.04. The Installer worked fine until at the end when it gave an error saying that a package GRUB cannot be ...
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Install PHP 5.3.2 or any 5.3x on Ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

I am new to linux and installed Ubuntu and Apache2 by searching on Internet. Everything goes fine up to Apache installation. Now like to install php5.3.2 On searching found command ...
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black screen while installing ubuntu 12.04 lts [duplicate]

I have a low-end hcl laptop CONFIG: intel core 2 duo processor,2gb ram with a standard vga graphics. Right now i'm using windowsXP as my main os. i'm new to ubuntu and i want to install ubuntu ...
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Partitions Files Not Found after Ubuntu Install

After bootup problems with Windows Vista, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my 32bit Compaq Presario. And now cannot find any of my pre-existing Window user files. Think may have something to do with ...
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12.04.4 hangs at install

I am trying to install 12.04.4 on a Dell Precision M70 laptop. I wiped the disk clean and established 3 partitions - one formatted for root, one for swap and one NTFS. All are at least 30 Gig. I have ...
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Blank screen(Black) on trying to install ubuntu 13 through ISCSI on a Windows target

I am trying to install ubuntu 13 through ISCSI on a Windows target(Windows server 2012). But after selecting the option 'Install Ubuntu'the screen just goes blank and nothing happens even after 5 ...
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I can't seem to boot Ubuntu properly

I recently installed Ubuntu and once installed, I was greeted by a black screen only (the terminal). When restarting I selected Ubuntu and it still sent me back to the black screen again. I used to ...
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How to install software packages on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have read everywhere possible to know how to install software packages on ubuntu, but i didn't understand exactly how to do that, they write many steps and I try them but never got satisfying ...
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Broken Package, Unable to install anything.!

I know there is so many solution for this but I tried all those none of them are working. When I tried apt-get install -f ... siddharth@Sid-HP-dv6:~$ sudo apt-get -f install [sudo] password for ...
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Installing Ubuntu with windows 8..free space problem

I have windows 8 and I have disable fast boot and secure boot from the UEFI and from inside Windows 8. I have 3 primary partitions in windows and I did some shrinking on one of them and made a 50 GB ...
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Issue with installing Ubuntu on Asus N56DP-DH11

I'm new to Linux and just tried installing Ubuntu on my laptop. After installing it needs a reboot which leads me into this error message "The system is running in low-graphics mode Your screen, ...
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How to add Humble Bundle packages to account without installing

I purchased the Humble Indie Bundles 5 and 6, both of which offer "Click the button below to redeem your bundle on the Ubuntu Software Center." Sure enough, if I click through and log in to Ubuntu ...
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Live USB Stuck at Syslinux

Whenever I try and boot up any distro I get stuck at the syslinux line with a blinking cursor. I know this question has been asked many times before but every answer I found is from years ago, which ...
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target 'php5-mysql' is not a directory error

I'm trying to get LAMP up and running in VirtualBox for an assignment I have. I've installed Ubuntu and then Apache 2 and PHP 5. I'm using the instructions found here: ...
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No Partitions Recognized by Ubuntu in Trial Mode

I recently tried to dual boot my Laptop with Windows 8 and Ubuntu. I disabled the Fast Startup option in Windows 8 and Secure Boot was also Turned Off as my Model doesn't support UEFI. Now I inserted ...
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New to the Ubuntu Game any one want to help me with an AMD install?

I guess this may be annoying to some, but if you would like to help. I am definitely not to proud to beg. Specs are as follows: Amd A4 4000 3.0ghz APU Gigabyte F2A55M-HD2 dual bios board. Dirt ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 12.04 with Windows 7 installed in Toshiba Portege laptop

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04, try to boot it using USB, I did download the .iso, I did put it into the USB. I'm using Toshiba Portege, forgot which one. When I'm open the BIOS with F2, I can't boot it ...
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Problem loading Ubuntu installer from Flash Drive

Using Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. Downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 to a USB thumb drive using Universal USB Installer. When I go to reboot my computer I can tell it's trying to boot from the flash drive, but I ...
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I want to install ubuntu in an ipad1 16 Gb, and I'm ready to follow your instructions [duplicate]

Wifi, read pdf, print through wifi, openoffice. there are about 15 million tablets ipad1 sold, waiting for it.
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How to know what libraries the `apt-get install` command installs [and optionally, how to locate these files]?

I took for granted the apt-get install command for too long. How to know (other than reading the prompt) what files are being downloaded? Cuz i can read the prompt when i'm installing these ...
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INSTALLING UBUNTU 12.04 fro already downloaded file (installing with pendrive) [duplicate]

I have got this file downloaded: "ubuntu-12.04.4-desktop-amd64" I have a 64 bit OS and want to install ubuntu 12.04 on it alongside win 7 (which I already ahve on the PC) I have a Pendrive. how do ...
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dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe) nginx

The Software up-to-date Option automatically download the upgrade for nginx. but While installing it's giving me the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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how to install software offlinely in ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am very new to the Ubuntu. I install Ubuntu 13.10 right now for first time. till now I used Window xp. now I want to use Ubuntu (an open source). I want to know how software are downloaded in Ubuntu ...
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Is it possible to install (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) via a USB stick? [duplicate]

I'm totally new to Ubuntu. Downloaded ISO image but it is too large to be burnt on a regular CD and DVD did not work. Is it possible to download "Ubuntu 12.04 LTS" and boot from a USB stick? And, how? ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu 13.10 with either DVD or USB Error 8000

I am new to Ubuntu and would love to try it, but the problem is that i am not able to install using DVD or USB. My computer is old: core2duo, 2GBram, 500Gb HD,etc. When I try booting a windows OS ...
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Zenity from command line Linux installation

I have a command line installation of Linux, i.e. when I was installing it, I chose to install a command line version. I want to make use of zenity from the command line to popup dialog boxes etc. ...
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Can you use Ubuntu installation CD instead of Windows on Windows Automatic Recover?

My PC has been thrown into an Automatic Recovery loop, and nothing is working. The only option I have is to repair using a media disc, but I do not have one for Windows. If I select this option and ...
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GNU GRUB black screen on boot [not a duplicate]

I have a Windows 8.1/Ubuntu 12.04 dual boot, and it has been working just fine in the past. I was working with Windows 8.1 today and chose Restart after being done and it took me to a black screen ...
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Running Ubuntu Headless

I would like to run Ubuntu headless , keyboard less, and mouse less. I plan on logging in remotely to the box from a Mac. The primary reason for doing this is lack of space. How can I install and ...
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updating package catch failed error while using intel graphics installer

I tried everything but this error persist continuously in Intel graphics installer for Linux error occurred while updating the package cache. error : W:GPG error: https://download.01.org saucy ...
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installing two version of a software

I downloaded and installed a program from source. Now I want to install a newer version, again from source. In both cases I have to add PATH to bashrc. I am a afraid from upcoming problems, because I ...
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I just built a gaming pc and I'm trying to install Ubuntu from a USB [duplicate]

I just built a gaming pc and I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13:10 from a USB. Before putting in the USB I changed the boot order to USB 1st then UEFI 2nd. So then it loads up a Unexbootin option menu ...
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Will I lose all my files from XP OS if I install Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have a simple question. I have a disc particion to C, D and E on my Windows XP and I want to install Ubuntu. Will I lose all my files from D and E (it's like 50 gb, and I don't have an external ...
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After installing Ubuntu I get a black screen and a blinking curso [duplicate]

I have a laptop, 2 gig AMD Turion 64 x2 , 3 gigs ram, 120 gig HD. I have tried installing Ubuntu from a DVD made from the downloaded ISO file, also from a USB made by a friend who recommended ...
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No progress bars are moving whatsoever

Throughout the entire operating system, progress bars will not work. Examples: Downloading software from Software Center -> Progress bar stays at beginning and says Downloaded 0 Bits of 125kbs -> ...
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Unable to boot disk [duplicate]

I recently disabled secure boot and uefi boot because a lot of disks I burned wouldn't work on my laptop. I've decided to stick with Linux instead of Windows ever since I tried Kali Linux, and I ...