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How to install a program published as a tar.gz file?

I'm trying to download and install software for my Ubuntu Linux machine. I've downloaded it by wget or the download link and so I get this tar.gz file. After that, I extracted it and saved it to my ...
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How to install Citrix receiver?

How can I install Citrix Receiver on Ubuntu 13.04?
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Ubuntu starts only when I boot from my flash drive

I have installed the Ubuntu 12.04 using a bootable USB. The installation went fine but after the installation there was just a blank screen with the cursor blinking and Ubuntu wasn't starting. Maybe ...
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How to install JavaFx in Ubuntu 12.04?

I download JavaFx from here. I placed it in my home directory(anto) under the name javafx. Then I did something like this : vi ~/.bashrc and added the following lines: ...
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Low graphics mode after upgrade to 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? I have an ATI Radeon 3200 graphics card. I just upgraded to 12.04 and I get the System running low ...
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Upgrade while keeping home partition

My home directory is on a separate partition. I am on 10.10 from 10.04 via upgrade. How can I perform a clean install of 10.10 while keeping this partition? Will it perform as well as a clean install? ...
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Is there a way to get Team Fortress 2 working?

Team Fortress 2 is now free to play! Is there an easy way to get a copy working on Ubuntu Natty?
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Upgrade the distribution, or reinstall the system?

12.04 is coming soon, and I was wondering whether it is better to upgrade or completely reinstall the system. My home is in different partition from the rest, so complete reinstall would be easy to ...
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Installed Ubuntu 12.04 and no Menu on boot!

I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a separate partition, in ext4 format in my comp, which initially had only Windows 7. I had done the installation from a Live USB, which gave me the option Install on ...
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Broken dependencies after upgrade

After an apt-get upgrade I got the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not ...
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Can't make AWUS036H work in Ubuntu 12.10

I am using 64 bit Ubuntu 12.10. This is my kernel version: Linux 3.5.0-19-generic #30-Ubuntu SMP Tue Nov 13 17:48:01 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux My wireless card is an AWUSU36H ...
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Cannot boot to Ubuntu, though installation was successful

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an HP Pavilion H8-1228 computer via USB flash drive. Installation was a success. My computer still starts Windows, but there is no way to boot to Ubuntu. I tried hitting ...
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How do I install burg themes?

I want to install some themes for burg, how do I do that ?
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Can't install on Dell Inspiron 15R

I just purchased a Dell Inspiron 15R and use Ubuntu as my primary operating system. Well I tried to install all of the following without any success: Ubuntu 10.04 x86-32bit Ubuntu 10.10 x86-64bit ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a GPT HDD

I have changed my system to boot from UEFI instead of BIOS and have installed Windows 7 on my internal SSD which has GPT partition type. I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 on my external HDD. My ...
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How do I install uTorrent? [duplicate]

I have tried all the tutorials to install uTorrent, but I still can't get any of them to work. They are all identical. Basically, you get the .tar.gz file, unzip it to /opt/, mark it as executable, ...
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Can't get USB flash drive to boot [closed]

I created a USB stick using Universal USB Installer and file ubuntu-12.04-desktop-amd64.iso. When I plug it into my notebook and start up it just freezes with the following message. SYSLINUX 4.06 EDD ...
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Is there a standalone version of soapUI for Linux?

I want to run soapUI on Ubuntu 11.10. If I am not able to install via the package manager, I'd prefer not to install at all, and instead run as a standalone application. Looking at the soapUI download ...
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How do I install the drivers for my Canon PC-D320 printer?

I've got a printer, which is not listed in the list of drivers for Ubuntu. The printers name is: Canon PC-D320 So how do I install the drivers? Where can I find them?
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How to completely remove and reinstall Ubuntu?

I want to reinstall Ubuntu, but I also want all information and settings to disappear. So everything looks like the first time I installed it. Is it possible to do so via Terminal? Or what are the ...
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Dual booting Ubuntu 12.04: UEFI and Legacy

I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 (or 12.10) with Windows 8 on a new Sony Vaio, but have run into some problems :) Specifically, my problems seem to come from choosing UEFI or Legacy as the ...
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Wubi Grub Prompt “Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported” [duplicate]

I just installed ubuntu today with WUBI. After installing, the first time I tried to boot it, it gave me a screen with this grub prompt: Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For the first ...
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Ubuntu doesn't boot after installation

I just installed the latest version of Ubuntu next to my Windows 7 system. After I restarted my computer, it started Windows 7. I looked under Computer if I can start Ubuntu under Windows 7, but it ...
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“signal out of range” when starting grub after server installation

I get “signal out of range” displayed on screen after boot up from fresh Ubuntu installation, if flashes grup in corner for half a sec then it goes to “No Input Signal”, anyone got a clue how to get ...
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Would like to install Ubuntu on secondary hard drive within my computer

Okay, so here's the story. I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04. I currently have a 2TB drive in my computer where Windows 7 boots from, and a secondary 500GB drive that also has a bootable ...
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moved ubuntu folder from C: to D: drive how to correct UUID entries

I had a previous Ubuntu 11.10 installation which was done using Wubi in D: drive of my computer. The corresponding grub.cfg entries are: http://paste.ubuntu.com/1546414/ Now I wanted to use Ubuntu ...
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Problem on upgrade from 11.10 to 12.4 with CD

I write the Ubuntu 12.4 .iso file to CD. reboot my PC and boot from CD and chose install Ubuntu. I don't know why the chosen "upgrade Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 " is disable ? is problem in my hardware? I ...
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Can't Install Ubuntu 12.04 - Black Screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I've installed Ubuntu on my laptop and it worked just fine but when I try to install it on my ...
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How can I upgrade from 11.04 to 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Update manager doesn't offer an upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 I am very exited about the releases and i do want to try to install it , but I can't see it , when I do ...
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How do I install Oracle 11gR2 Enterprise in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Oracle 11g? I installed oracle 11gR2 Enterprise Edition in ubuntu 10.04 and 10.10 but I can't install it in ubuntu 11.10. can anyone tell me how to ...
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Multi-choice memory stick? [duplicate]

Now, with large memory sticks being cheap, I think it would be nice to have many or all official flavours available on one memory stick. That is; you boot from a memory stick and get a menu which lets ...
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What does add-apt-repository mean?

What does this mean? sudo add-apt-repository ppa:maco.m/ruby sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install rubygems Hows does it differ from running sudo apt-get install rubygems Thanks.
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How to uninstall Windows 8?

I do not want to dual-boot, I want my PC to solely run Ubuntu. How can I do this? I've tried everything and it just won't work. I am currently running Windows 8 and want to run Ubuntu 12.10. I've ...
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LiveCD does not work on my desktop

I've installed new version of Ubuntu on my laptop without any issue using the LiveCD. But on my desktop, weird things happen: During the 1st try booting with the LiveCD on my desktop, my 2 year old ...
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How do I install Sheetmaker?

Sheetmaker generates Moviesheets and similar coversheets for TV-Shows. I would like to install Sheetmaker, but it looks a bit complicated for me. I have downloaded and followed the installation ...
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How to set a static IP address? [duplicate]

apt-get fail to resolve the mirror. I am using my server as a backup server to one of my website servers. So I had to initially set a static IP address... How can I do it?
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How do I install Ubuntu with some broken keys on the keyboard?

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu 12.10 onto my older laptop. I power up the computer, pressing F12 to load the boot menu. It offers me to load from the hard drive and from my USB, but my ↓ and Tab ...
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Replacing the OpenJDK with the Oracle JDK

I've had the archive file for Oracle's JDK for some time and have been running java applications through ~/Downloads/jdk1.7.0/bin/java -jar <jarfile> for some time, but I'm wondering if there's ...
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How do I get an Acer Aspire One D270 working?

I was planning to buy Acer Aspire One D270 within a few days and as everybody installs linux on their netbook I was also planning to do that. Now, my question is how is Acer's hardware compatibility ...
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Cannot install anything through Terminal - apt-get -f install

I get this when ever i try and install anything with th Terminal: You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gimp : Depends: ...
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Can I install two Ubuntu versions on the same machine?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 32 bit already installed on my machine..I am using MongoDB and it does not work properly with 32 bit machine. So I want to install 64 bit Ubuntu 10.10 on my system on another ...
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Clarification of the third-party software options during system installation

During installation, the user is presented with the following dialogue: The 'Flash' and 'MP3' options are pretty self-explanatory, but what about the 'wireless hardware' and 'other media' options. ...
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Dual boot menu not showing after installation of Ubuntu 12.04

Before installing Ubuntu 12.04, Windows XP with three drives were there. I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit in of the three drives which I've mentioned above, installation went fine but after ...
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Running Ubuntu from USB

I am trying to run ubuntu off of USB. Here is what I did: Checked USB formatting. confirmed that it is FAT32 From instructions on this page I downloaded (Universal USB installer). From this page I ...
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How do I completely remove Ubuntu/Grub and replace it with the Windows 7 bootloader?

I installed Ubuntu successfully by using acpi=off and nolapic. When I booted into the installed operating system, all that the screen showed was several multi colored bars (This must have been my ...
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What is the correct way of setting up an abnt2 keyboard layout in preseed?

I am creating a preseeding file for an automatic ubuntu 11.10 installation and I am having problems setting up the keyboard configuration. I need the keyboard to be configured as abnt2 so I added this ...
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Just Installed a CLI system then ubuntu-desktop, does not boot automatically

I installed a CLI system with Ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2 Alternate CD. Then installed Ubuntu Desktop (--no-install-recommends). After a restart, it hangs at the below screen Whats wrong? Btw: I notice a ...
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Live USB for Ubuntu 13.10 does't recognize Windows 8 OS

I have created a Live USB for Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit using Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.4.4 I have restarted and booted from the USB; tried Ubuntu without installing. Everything works fine there ...
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Unable to install 12.04 on a Lenovo U410 Ultrabook

I recently bought a Lenovo U410 Ultrabook and tried installing 12.04. Once I enter the installation process, I am not able to see available partitions. Is it because of the 32GB SSD that is ...
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Which version of Ubuntu should I install on an old PC? [duplicate]

I just inherited from my neighbors an old PC with Windows XP as the operating system would try to use it with ubuntu but I'm undecided on the version to install, the two versions that excite me the ...