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Which ISO image do I use for 64-bit Freescale Power PC?

I have a desktop with a 64-bit Freescale Power PC. Do I sue the ISO image for AMD64 processor or the 64-bit image for MAC?
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Installer and Directory structure

I'm searching the internet for some days now but can't find info on where exactly the installer makes the file and folder directory structure and writes them on the disk. I know it complies with ...
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Ubuntu Touch install for Galaxy Tab 2 tablet

I am trying to install Ubuntu Touch on my Galaxy Tab 2 tablet. But for 'recover mode', the options I get are not same options as mentioned in the instructions. I get the following options: Reboot ...
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problem on java: not found

Initializing InstallScape using JVM at /home/manoj/iscap/iscape/runtime/LNX86/bin/java. This might take some time... /home/manoj/iscap/iscape/bin/iscape.sh: 209: exec: ...
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I have Ubuntu 13 and I want 12 back! 13 won't boot my ubuntu 12 dvd during resarting

I installed 13 fine with no problems from a dvd, but now that i can't get jack to work on here i want 12 back very badly. I have it on a disk but I cant get the newest version of Ubuntu to recognize ...
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Why am I shown the Setup Screen (Choose Language) after every reboot?

I get the setup screen where it asks me to choose language after I reboot the Ubuntu server. It happens after every reboot. How could I git rid of it?
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how to create a personalized install cd/pendrive of ubuntu according to my needs?(remastersys is no more)

I have read many such similar questions,but they don't satisfy my needs because they are outdated now currently I have a desktop with Ubuntu 12.10 installed on it.I would be using this desktop for ...
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Making a Ubuntu pedrive into a regular pendrive

I have weird question with a simple answer, but I'm to lazy for simple. (That was a joke). I have two desktopss and a 32 gig pendrive with ubuntu 12.04 installed. My old desktop is ancient, I'd ...
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My Flash Dirve is write protected

My Flash Drive is write protected. How can I remove the write protected? My Flash Drive brand is SanDisk.
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Ubuntu Server 13.04: Installation Step Fails Every time

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 13.04 from USB on an old computer to use as a Minecraft server. After configuring the partitions (I've tried every partitioning option, including manual with a ...
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12.04 Dual Boot w/ Windows 8 hangs at purple screen. Black screen in recovery. Please help!

I recently installed 12.04 alongside Windows 8 on my ASUS laptop. I ran boot repair after the install in order for grub to show up and let me have a choice between windows and ubuntu. However, upon ...
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Lost around 200 GB of HD space after installing ubuntu

I have installed ubuntu about an hour ago, and during the installation I took some horrible steps which accordingly resulted in a terrible conclusion. I knew what I was doing. I just wanted to ...
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How to install Syslinux on Ubuntu 13.04?

I really searched a lot in Google, but i don't found anything. I want to replace my GRUB with Syslinux. I just installed syslinux with sudo apt-get install syslinux (alias, it seems it was already ...
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Can I install Samba while running on LiveUSB?

I'm brand new to Ubuntu. I loaded Ubuntu 12.04 on a USB stick so that I could use the terminal to fix a problem with my android phone. When I try to install Samba, I get this message: The following ...
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ubuntu 12.04 LTS or 13.04 will not boot from cd

I've tried loading ubuntu 12.04 LTS and 13.04 from cd/dvd (both 32bit versions) on to an older laptop, I end up getting a green/lilac horizontal lined screen, then have to reboot the laptop, and it ...
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Will installing Matlab on Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop open any ports?

I was wondering if installing Matlab is somehow impacting the security of Ubuntu. I am really not an Ubuntu geek and do not know if installing Matlab on Ubuntu will open any ports? I am not using any ...
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link for download ooobasis3.4-core01

when I was going to install openoffice 3.4 sdk I got an error ooobasis3.4-core01 is not found. But I couldn't find a place where ooobasis3.4-core01 can be downloaded. Can you give me a link which ...
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Installation process

I want to install ubuntu 12.04 in hdd ,there is no other Operating System available in my hard disk.So will U please tell me ,the complete process that how to make partition in the hard disk.... The ...
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When I install Ubuntu it takes long in the preparing to download, what can I do?

I tried to install Ubuntu, and it takes a long time in the preparing to install the screen, and I don't know what to do, please help? The reason I'm installing it is because my computer fails to start ...
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I don't have the option to install ubuntu alongside windows 7; which partition can i delete?

I have a lenovo ideapad running Windows 7 and I want to install ubuntu option. I already installed ubuntu on my parents desktop using a boot dvd. When I run to the installation process on my laptop I ...
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Can not install MySQL on my Ubuntu 12.04

I had trouble installing MySQL server on my laptop. And now if i try installing anything new it gives an error message. I tried most of the sites but could not find a solution to my problem. When I ...
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Problem on installing Ubuntu 13.04 using VM VirtualBox Manager after clicking RESTART/Windows 8 Intel i7

Here is my problem: Trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 to use it as VM on Windows 8 Intel i7(not sure if that makes any difference). I use the most recent version of Oracle VM VirtualBox Manager. ...
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Bootloader install failed - RAID

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 on a desktop with hardware raid (3 disks in raid 5). I believe I have an ICH8 chipset, if that is relevant. So, I created an install USB stick with Startup Disk ...
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package installation error

I was trying to install mysql server 5.6 via deb file and the software installer froze and force quited. After that when i tried to install mysql via the command sudo apt-get install mysql-server ...
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Unmet dependencies while installing fbreader

I was installing fbreader in Ubuntu 12.04, but it showed that some packages are broken and have unmet dependencies, so fbreader wasn't installed. Moreover, software center started to show repair ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.04 on Dell XPS 12 9Q23 in multi booth mode stops at black scren

I have been trying this for a number of days now. I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 8 I know it works on the XPS 12 (www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FWzqXYc8cc). I have downloaded the ISO file ...
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Touch support for Ubuntu

I have a Hewlett-Packard (HP) AiO 23-f2300a TouchSmart PC and have installed elementaryOS on it, but unfortunately it does not support Touch. And I've just checked out the Ubuntu website and I have to ...
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Unable to install CBLAS on Ubuntu (x-post from StackOverflow)

I am trying to install CBLAS on Ubuntu, and am, as far as I can see, following the instructions in the README file that came in the folder. When I do a 'make all', I get the following errors that I ...
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Ubuntu UEFI install

I have read and to some extent understood the issues surrounding UEFI and Ubuntu. However, I am not able to install Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit in UEFI mode next to an existing Windows 8 UEFI install. In ...
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Ubuntu Boot Error:Kernel Image not found

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail) from my FAT formatted USB installed with unetbooting and I got the error No kernel Image found: I ran md5sums on the ISO image, and it ...
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How to fulfill libcdio-cdda0 dependency of SKG Jukebox?

I am trying to install SKG Jukebox onto an old netbook (ASUS Aspire One) with Ubuntu installed on it. It says that there is a dependency for libcdio-cdda0 . But I cant work out how to add that. Also ...
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LibreOffice 4.1 Start Center does not show in Lubuntu

I have recently upgraded libreOffice to 4.1. However, after the first attempt at installing it manually, it appears that I do not have as many options as I did in the previous version. I uninstalled ...
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How can I install pflogsumm for Postfix mail log analyzer?

I am useing Postfix mail server in Ubuntu 13.04. I want to install pflogsumm in my server and analyze the mail log. How can I do this?
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How to install Kodak 3250 printer driver?

My system is Ubuntu 13.04 and I have a Kodak 3250 AIO printer. The test paper printed great and that's it. I found c2esp_25c-1_i386.deb printer driver from SourceForge. Trying to install w/USC I get ...
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Install Ubuntu on Macbook Air 6,2

I have tried to install Ubuntu on a Macbook Air 6,2 without any success. I installed refit and from within macos deceased the mac partition. In order to create a boot medium, I followed the section ...
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Error with debian package installation

I have downloaded the deb package for vlc media player to install it in offline mode. But when i try to install by double clicking on it, I'm getting the following error: dependacy is not ...
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Install Unbuntu 13.04 alongside Windows XP Pro - No option

I'm a newb to Linux and I'm trying to install Ubuntu along side Windows XP Pro from a DVD. I've read the installation guide but I don't have an option for installing alongside Windows. I have: ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on a Windows XP machine that will not connect to the Internet?

I have a former Windows 7 machine in which the hard drive failed. I bought a new hard drive and was forced to install Windows 2000 and upgrade to XP- it would not allow straight XP install. I do not ...
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Problems with Evolution installation

I tried to install Evolution in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS through Ubuntu Software Center, but ran into an error saying "Package dependencies cannot be resolved" Error: The following packages have unmet ...
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How can I run kile after updating to texlive 2012 on ubuntu 12.04 (for beginners)

I am using ubuntu 12.04 and Kile 2.1.0. After updating texlive from 2009 to 2012 kile did not work again. As mentioned here, I tried this: sudo apt-add-repository ...
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What about the other partition after installing?

I am going to install Ubuntu 13.04-x64 on my PC. Currently, I have two hard disk partitions as "C" on which I have my windows 8 installed and "D" which contain all my personal files. I having no ...
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Trouble installing 12.0.4 into Virtual Box

Install into Virtual Box seems to go along OK until the final screen - the restart occurs and a cli message tells me to "Please remove installation media and close tray (if any) then press ENTER" ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu after installation

I just installed Ubuntu on my laptop which currently has Windows 7 installed on it as well. Somehow when I first rebooted my laptop after installation, it seemed like it failed to boot. After that ...
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Install Ubuntu 13.04 on Macbook 17"

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 13.04 on a 17" macbook pro and running into some issues that I believe are related to the video card (Radeon HD 6700M). The steps took are: I download the 13.04 ...
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A USB flash drive failed to boot ubuntu

I tried to make a bootable Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my KINGSTON Flash drive. But somehow it always fail to boot. I obtain the *.iso from http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop, and I use unetbootin on my ...
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Inability to install on Acer 4530 with Vista

I have tried to make a clean Ubuntu 12.04 installation on an Acer 4530 currently running Win Vista. It appears that even though I am able to switch booting sources through the BIOS, these other ...
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sudo apt-get crashed during hbase installation

I had problem regarding hbase installation and end up in a buggy "sudo apt-get" now. It is telling me JAVA_HOME is not set while it is. jalal@mona:~$ sudo apt-get -f install Reading package ...
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Ubuntu Install doesn't see Windows 7

I have researched this and tried the suggested solutions and haven't been able to fix it in my case. I have a Dell Inspriron 15 R SE. It came pre-loaded with Windows 8. I booted into the BIOS and ...
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installing ubuntu on Acer Iconia W510

I want to buy the most modern touch screen laptop, acer iconia W510. I like it so much. But I will buy only if I can install Ubuntu on it. I was not able to find the answer when I searched in google. ...
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Ubuntu Server : extra drivers during install

is there a way when installing Ubuntu Server (13.04) to activate linux-image-extra. My LAN card has his driver in that extra package and as is it not used at install, the installer can't see my card. ...