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After boot-repair “Please install an operating system on your hard disk”

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside windows 7. Because I could only boot Windows 7 I started Ubuntu live again from the DVD and ran boot repair. Now the Computer is not able to boot anything. The ...
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Installing ubuntu on new hard drive

I just got a new motherboard to get my old PC up and running. For some reason I cannot get any usb drives or cd/dvds to boot, however I do have an older hard drive with ubuntu already on it and it ...
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New install on my PC

I am trying to load ubuntu on my PC. I have a AMD 64 chip. When I run the boot DVD I just get a blank screen. Would it be a hardware problem that will not allow ubuntu to load?
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I got ubuntu 13.10 just the way I like, how can I dual boot windows 7 without messing with ubuntu? [duplicate]

So I guess I need to set up a "dual boot" but when I do my research on google, all I get is how to install Ubuntu on windows. I already have ubuntu 13.10. I love it. I'm going to be using it for 90% ...
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Problem with graphics when installing ubuntu

When I boot the Ubuntu installer from a CD, the graphics are really bad. I barely can read the words. Also after booting the CD, it isn't opening a installer but something like demo Ubuntu (again with ...
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Unable to install jdk 6 after uninstalling jdk 7

Want to install fresh jdk 6 for Android development. Before I had jdk 7 installed which I removed for fresh jdk 6 installation. Tried using the webupd repository way, not of use, tried downloading the ...
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Ubuntu installation help wanted [duplicate]

I have an old laptop with 2GB of RAM and an old Intel processor running 2 versions of Vista, one of which won't load and says it requires the repair CD and the other has a partition called Recovery ...
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Confusion about command-line system install

I'd like to install a command-line only version of Ubuntu 12.04, but I do not have clear which installation media I should use: I understood that the classical "Ubuntu Desktop" does not contain the CL ...
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How to backup all the updates [duplicate]

Is there any way to create an updated fresh iso of installed ubuntu of my system so that i dont need to update all those package next time afte a fresh installation. If there please help me
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How to remove Ubuntu partition from Windows 7? Which partition is it? [duplicate]

A similar question has been asked here: How do I remove my Ubuntu partition from Windows 7 and reuse the space?, and I've used the advice that was posted. However, I still can't figure out which of ...
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System hanging after installation

I installed ubuntu through my USB and it showed me some error regarding some sda drive or something. After that a message displayed and the conclusion of that message is I should reboot my system in ...
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Can not install software from ubuntu software center [duplicate]

Whenever I try to install software from the ubuntu software center, it gives me the following error after I enter my password: Package operation failed The installation or removal of a software ...
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Unable To Install Grub/EFI For Lubuntu

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 13.10 X86-64 on my laptop, but it's not working. Lubuntu itself installs fine, but at then end when it tries to install grub it fails and doesn't write anything to the ...
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Trouble Installing Ubuntu on an old PC with USB stick

So far I have: downloaded Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS from the site. Converted the ISO file to IMG. (I used Unetbootin, I'm not completely sure I did this right.) I selected disk image, ISO, and browsed to ...
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LUKS and LVM install: no boot (gave up waiting for root device)

I just finished installing 12.04 on my system, configuring it with LUKS and LVM. I can open the encrypted position just fine in a recovery disk, but I just can't seem to get it to boot. It waits ...
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Problem with raid 1 drive /dev/sba which was part of /dev/md0 now degraded into /dev/md127

root@bew:~# uname -a Linux bew 3.5.0-23-generic #35~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 25 17:15:33 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux root@bew:~# fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 203.9 GB, 203928109056 bytes 255 ...
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Problem loading Ubuntu 13 after install

Installed Ubuntu 13 to new computer. No error msgs during install, everything seemed to work fine. At the end of the install, did the system restart and the computer booted but just hung up on a ...
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Install font Tahoma in ubuntu

When I installing font Tahoma, with this code, i have 2 errors (permissions denied). Sorry for my English. : ) tomasz@TomaszPC:~$ cabextract -F 'tahoma*ttf' IELPKTH.CAB IELPKTH.CAB: WARNING; ...
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Instalation trouble

I was trying to install Ubuntu 13 and I had done a search on the cd and it said there were no defects and I could run ubuntu of the cd but when I went to install it it was fine until lit got to the ...
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Cannot access Horizon Dashboard after log out [closed]

I have installed OpenStack on Ubuntu 12.04 Server on Virtual Box following the tutorial from here Everything was set up well and I was also able to access Horizon Dashboard. But when I power off VM ...
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12.04 no sound and alsamixer problem

12.04 no sound.I installed 12.04 three times and tried forum answer but not fixed for my problem. I change alsamixer setting but after restart alsamixer settings returns back to old settings. How ...
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apt-get install libglapi-mesa error

I'm struggling with Ubuntu for almost 3 months now. And it never fails to drive me crazy. I'm using Ubuntu for compiling Android kernels for beaglebone black. I installed Ubuntu into a separate ...
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Ubuntu on AMD Laptop: cannot boot [duplicate]

Specs of my laptop are: processor: AMD E1-2500 graphics: Radeon HD 8240. Whenever I try to install linux in it, it gives some errors. In ubuntu's case, it does not boot, and the screen just goes ...
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Problems Burning Ubuntu onto USB - OS X

I've followed this guide by Ubuntu.com on how to create a bootable USB of Ubuntu. Ive even followed this video on YouTube. I have follwed it to the letter and all I get from the USB afterwards is the ...
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ScreenCloud Update - Dependency Is Not Satisfiable

ScreenCloud offered an update yesterday, and as it didn't show up in the Update Manager (I have it set up to fetch both important and other updates), I decided to check the Ubuntu Software Center. The ...
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Grub rescue; “no such device” error happens Intermittently

I have three storage devices: ⠀/dev/sda/, an SSD with Windows 8 installed on it (NTFS) ⠀/dev/sdb/, an HDD with a single NTFS partition on it that is shared ⠀/dev/sdc/, an SSD with Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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installing 64bit 12.04 LTS along with 32bit window 7

I am facing issues with installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (64 bits) alongside Windows 7 (32 bits). My machine is Intel i5. My current Windows partitions are: C: Drive of 50 GB D: Drive of 195 GB E: ...
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Triple boot win7,Ubuntu,Kali [closed]

I am running window7 and Ubuntu 13.10 together. I'd like to also have Kali linux installed.Despite I did the installation of both OS , I am not a veteran in this subject , I dont know where to start ...
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Installed Ubuntu 13.10 not Found after forced shutdown [closed]

Couple of days ago, I installed Ubuntu 13.10 and I was enjoying it until I wanted to import files from my external hard drive that it suddenly froze for 20 min or so and I forced shutdown my laptop. ...
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Ubuntu Install Unknown Partitions

So i want to install Ubuntu and im booting from USB. Im new to Ubuntu. When i click SOMETHING ELSE, it shows 4 partions: the first of 1mb, sda1, unknown free space, second of 100mb sda2 (that i know ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 - Unable to install JDK7 [closed]

I have an Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit installed and I would like to install JDK 7 for Oracle Sql Developer. My problem is when I try to install it I get the next: kwarr@kwarr-K54LY:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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Samsung ssd 840 pro configuration?

I am about to buy an SSD 840 pro from Samsung and I read I needed to do some configuration on ubuntu in order to not reduce its life, and get the optimal performances. What I wanna know is what I need ...
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Ubuntu for Pentium 4 [duplicate]

Can I run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS smoothly with following specs Pentium 4-1.5ghz RAM-1GB Intel graphic card
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Copying the documents to a new OS and removing an old one

I removed many necessary packages from my current OS by mistake so that I can't boot it normally at the moment. It's broken. But that's not the problem as I've wanted to try other Linux distributive ...
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Ubuntu phone on galaxy s3 [duplicate]

Can I install Ubuntu touch on my phone? My phone is galaxy s3.
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Can't boot live usb or cd on 2006 macmini running xubuntu

I had to install Refit to boot a xubuntu 12.04.4 install cd originally. I chose to use the whole disk to install xubuntu. I need to reinstall due to some user errors, but now I can't boot any cd's or ...
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Install of Ubuntu 13.10

I am running an HP Pavilion dv7 laptop with 2 hard drives (sda, sdb). I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 64bit on sdb, at present I have Windows 7 64bit booting on sda. My question is: If I install 13.10 ...
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Installing Ubuntu from ISO

I'm using ubuntu for the 1st time. I was trying to install it using the ISO that i downloaded from ubuntu website. When i run Wubi.exe i'm getting below error "Not able to download metalink".. ...
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Startup Disk Creator “Checksums do not match”

So I tried to create a bootable USB dirve with Startup Disk Creator on Ubuntu 12.04 using a Ubuntu 14.04 iso. The first USB drive I tried already had an old boot image on it and Startup Disk Creator ...
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Problems when trying to upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04 [duplicate]

When I was trying to upgrade my server from ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 I was facing problems with some packages. It was saying, sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Ubuntu Installer doesn't recognize my partitions [duplicate]

I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu 13.10 along with Win8.1. The problem here is Ubuntu installer does not recognize any of my partitions and shows my whole hdd space as unallocated. That is the case with ...
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White screen with black strips Ubuntu 12.04 LTS after install NVidia drivers

I was trying to install Steam and it get me a message about that my NVidia drivers were outdated and they recommend me to install at least the NVidia 304 drivers, so I installed and rebooted my PC, ...
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Sketchup was unable to initialize OpenGL

I have installed Sketchup on my computer with with WineTricks, however this time I get the following error message when I start sketchup (after the intro window): I googled the error and found out ...
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Install Ubuntu on new computer build [duplicate]

I am going to build a new computer and don't want to install/buy Windows as the OS. I'd like to install the latest version of Ubuntu. Is this possible or will still need to have a copy of Windows? ...
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Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu installation black screen

I can't install Ubuntu on my new ASUS R510D laptop. I have messed with it for days. My laptop model is R510D. Its an AMD A10 Elite Quad Core. It has a Radeon HD 8670M 2GB card built in. Its running ...
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Installation problem with Ubuntu 12.04.4

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.4 on my Dell Inspiron 5520 using wubi. It makes my machine reboot, and starts installation. The problem is - as the installation comes to the step 'preaparing to ...
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What is the easiest way to fix a mixup of 32-bit and 64-bit? [duplicate]

I have a machine which I have accidentally install 32-bit 12.04 LTS on. (Yes, accidentally. I can't recall how I managed that.) What is the easiest way to fix this? Mucking about with the kernel ...
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Problem installing QtOctave

First I installed MATLAB and I got stuck here: No MATLAB executables were found in the directories you specified. This package requires at least one local installation of MATLAB. I was unable to ...
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Is it better to install software through software center or compile it myself? [closed]

This is kind of a general question about installing stuff and remove as well. I've never compiled any software from source but I'm wondering, is it better? What are the pros and cons of each ways of ...
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Installing new internal hard drive with Ubuntu. Hard drive and logical name show up with sudo lshw -C disk, but receive an I/O error when using fdisk [closed]

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a brand new internal hard drive using a USB install. Using lshw -C disk I'm able to see that my computer recognizes the hard drive is connected. ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ ...