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Can't install software due to broken isc-dhcp-server dependency

while trying to setup hotspot i have messed up with the dhcp server setting , i do not know what went wrong but i am getting following error while installing anything : Errors were encountered while ...
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How to restore windows 7 from boot on grub2

I have posted previously regarding a similar problem but now I've managed to get a bit further following various tutorials and solutions of others, not being sure of what's really going on though or ...
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Computer continously boots after Kernel Version 3.13.5 installed on Ubuntu 13.10

there is some strange thing that happened after I installed Kernel 3.13.5 on Ubuntu 13.10. After restart I selected new installed Kernel in GRUB. After that Ubuntu starts up like usually and I can ...
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Quickly produces an error when installing

I ported an application over to Quickly, replacing all the files as necessary. When I say quickly run the application runs without flaw. However, the problem occurs when I try to package/install it. ...
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Can i install Ubuntu 13.10 64bit on my Lanovo g580 Laptop

Hi, I have a Lenovo G580 i5 Processor, 8GB Ram and 500GB HDD. I have already installed Windows 8 64-Bit Operating System and I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 64-Bit with dual boot. What will the BIOS ...
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Corrupt Ubuntu Server ISO images

This is the 3rd time I've downloaded ubuntu-12.04.4-server-amd64.iso from the Ubuntu site, and even then I get the message in the screenshot below. Have any of you had this problem? I don't think ...
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Help with my poblems creating usb from windows.

I have a computer with windows 7. I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 or 12.4 onto my usb stick, so I can boot from it and use Ubuntu. I have so far downloaded the desktop version download on the website ...
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Copying hard-drive onto another machine

I have a Ubuntu machine (at work) and I have a macbook as well. Is it possible to copy the entire operating system (on my work ubuntu machine) over to the hard drive on the Mac? I don't really care ...
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Installing windows 8 on Ubuntu 12.10 with windows 8 already installed

I don't know that if it sounds confusing but what I want to do is that install windows 8 along with Ubuntu 12.10 (already installed). I have windows 8 previously installed as well and I want to ...
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Installing 13.10 alongside preinstalled Windows 8

I followed this guide to a T: http://www.everydaylinuxuser.com/2013/09/install-ubuntu-linux-alongside-windows.html However, when I get to step 6, I just see my /dev/sda and it says it's completely ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu on Windows 7 not working

I just recently downloaded ubuntu linux, and then burned it to a dvd. I just installed it, and not when I go to boot it, it auto boots windows 7, and doesn't give me an option to dual boot it. What is ...
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change directory during Install of deb packages for libreoffice 4.2 producing no file found cmd line

I am sure I am missing something simple here so apologies in advance if I missed the answered somewhere else. I am relatively new to linux, have had ubuntu 12.04.4 lts installed for about 2 years ...
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Grub Rescue - no such device found

I was trying to install Ubuntu on my external hard using a USB. After the installation completed and it restarted it started showing a message error: no such device: 0dd88aed-3b49-45d7-308a0ca22934 ...
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Cannot open Adobe Reader

I have installed Adobe Reader a few times, but it will not open on its own when clicked, nor can I open it when I download a file and open with Adobe Reader. Nothing happens, not even an error ...
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Error when Installing Ubuntu alongside Windows

Ok, so I have a problem here. I'm currently running windows 7 and decided to dual-boot with Ubuntu. So I made a different partition (by referring to a tutorial). The disk management window looks ...
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MongoDb installation failing

I am following te simple steps to install mongodb: First: apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv 7F0CEB10 Worked Good Second: echo "deb ...
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Can't boot into Ubuntu 12.04 LTS “Try (hd0,0): EXT2: I/O error _ " Message

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 8. The installation was error less but when I try to boot with ubuntu, I got following error: Try (hd0,0): EXT2: I/O error _ But when I press ...
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Unable to install boot repair using Ubuntu live usb

I'm installing Ubuntu 13.04 (16 bit ) along with Windows 7 in my Lenovo Thinkpad. I was able to install Ubuntu successfully. But, after installation it asked me to restart now. I clicked on it. It ...
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Updates of manually installed packages

If I install a package from an deb-file, because I want a newer version than available in the repositories, will they get updated when in the ubuntu repositories more recent versions are available?
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How to install Python 3.4 properly on Saucy?

For my project I need Python 3.4 (beta 2) for its asyncio module, but there is no official package for Ubuntu yet (unlike Windows, which has an MSI already). I'd like to know how can I install Python ...
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Make a custom iso of current Ubuntu set up

I have been running on a dual boot of Windows and 12.04 for quite some time now. Primarily because of space constraints and the fact that I might not have booted into Windows in the last 6 months, I ...
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Re-configure GRUB to directly boot to Ubuntu on dual-boot

I'm curently Dual-booting between Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10 both are 32-bit I'm installing it on a HDD with Ubuntu Bootloader installed on an external Pendrive (So if i want to boot Ubuntu i must ...
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How to recover files from crashed Windows computer with Ubuntu

My HP pavillion crashed and I read that I could create a boot disk in order to retrieve my files by using Ubuntu. The Ubuntu-13.10 is in my download folder on a different laptop. When I select it, ...
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add-apt-repository ppa: gives me errors

I'm new to Ubuntu (12.04.3). I'm trying to install handbrake and I've tried about 6 different ways non seem to work, so I'm now asking for help. Step 1 sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Unable to boot into Windows 8

I installed Ubuntu alongside with my Windows 8. I have 3 partitions. After installing Ubuntu, I am unable to get into Windows 8. The error that I get is File: \Boot\BCD Status: 0xc000000c ...
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How to preseed installing grub to a device during installation without prompt?

I am trying to do a fully automated ubuntu preseed installation. I am stuck because I cannot preseed the answer to installing grub on a device other than /dev/sda without having to manually hit ...
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Installing Ubuntu first time, having problem to install Asus drivers!

I am new in using Linux OS. For now I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC. The problem that I found is that my Motherboard seems to not support Linux drivers. I know that because during ...
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Server installation gets stuck on purple screen

I am attempting to install Ubuntu Server 13.10 AMD64. However, once I tell it my keyboard layout, it pops up a progress bar about scanning cd for a fraction of a second, then I just get a purple ...
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Can't seem to boot Ubuntu from USB on VAIO laptop

Over the past two days I've been trying to boot Ubuntu from my VAIO laptop. I have installed it on an older laptop and desktop before, and I would like to install it on this one, but I can't even get ...
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Error in installing updates

Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/linux-firmware_1.79.9_all.deb E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
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php excel installation gives error

I need to install php excel writer (PHPExcel) in my machine running Ubuntu 12.04. But I don't know what steps I need to follow. How can I install it? I have tried sudo pear channel-discover ...
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ATI HD4xxx driver installation problem on 12.04.3

My own computer failed, so I decided to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 on my wife's. So I downloaded and installed 12.04.3 (64 bits). I couldn't succeed to install AMD proprietary drivers, neither through the ...
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win 8 notebook install x551ca

I bought a asus x551ca notebook today with windows 8 installed. I upgraded the os to ubuntu. While doing so I made a new partition table. The pc wont boot to grub, it goes straight to bios. Has anyone ...
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How can I install Origin software

I need to install "Origin" software for graph plottings, analysis, etc. It is basically windows supported. But I have installed WINE, thereby installed few windows supported softwares and using it. ...
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Can't boot after booting into windows

I recently installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 8. Then used Boot Repair and all was fine.The Grub boot loader showed-up and had an option to boot Ubuntu or Windows. Then I booted into windows. ...
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Why Ubuntu Appears in control panel list of windows?

I downloaded the file or Ubuntu installer ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386 and I faced many difficulties in installing Ubuntu along with windows 1.i did not find any iso file to burn it to dvd or usb 2.i ...
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Windows installer for Ubuntu Desktop on WIndows 8 64 bit

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Windows 8 64 bit laptop, and I am wondering if when I start Ubuntu does it at all use Windows 8 to run? I am new to linux and an looking for an alternative to Win ...
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Trying to install CUDA on Ubuntu 13.10 Amazon g2.2xlarge GPU Cluster

Does anybody know a way to do this? I have tried the following from... http://vasir.net/blog/opencl/installing-cuda-opencl-pyopencl-on-aws-ec2 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installation. Windows 7 not detected

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04LTS on my new Lenovo Y510P using Live USB method. I know this question has be answered and one of them even had a long answer which was eventually converted to ...
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Windows 7 Computer Will Not Boot from Ubuntu USB Stick

My computer will not boot from an Ubuntu USB stick (12.04.3 64-bit). It goes straight from the motherboard splash screen to Windows 7's "Starting Windows" screen. Then to Windows 7. I've tried ...
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Will gdisk zap erase my disk?

My Ubuntu install is not detecting my Windows 7. Some say I need to convert it from MBR to GPT or the other way around. So when I try to zap my drive with gdisk through the terminal, it gives me a ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu or Windows 7 after install Ubuntu 13.10

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 on a HP Z620 workstation, which is originally installed with Window 7. However, after I installed Ubuntu, I cannot login into both systems, and the startup ...
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Auto-Starting Seafile Server 12.04 (Server Edition)

I'm having trouble getting Seafile to auto-start upon boot-up. here's what I've done so far: Created ~/lovette/seafile-control-script.sh #! /bin/sh # /etc/init.d/seafile # # Start/Stop/Restart ...
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Upgrading Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 stuck during “Installing the upgrades” — what to do?

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 and the upgrade manager asked if I wanted to upgrade so I said yes and the upgrade is running now. The upgrade seems to have frozen at "Installing the upgrades". If I expand ...
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Could not find live medium Ubuntu 12.04.3

I am attempting to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 on my Acer V5-552G-X412 64 bit computer, and am having some trouble with it. I was able to install Windows 7 on it previously after uninstalling Windows 8, ...
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Installer doesn't recognise windows 7 install

I will start off saying I searched a bit for this problem with little success. You see, I am an utmost noob when it comes to Ubuntu and Linux based OS (hence why I want to install it and discover it) ...
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How to install Visual Python?

I'm a Linux newbie but I'm determined to get my favorite applications on my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04. I just installed Cinnamon. I'm trying to install Visual Python and it requires Python 2.7. I ...
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Unable to boot to Ubuntu

Just got a new laptop and removed Windows 8 and installed 13.10 using LiveUSB. Initially it was booting to "No boot media" but I was able to resolve it with boot-repair. I realized some of the items I ...
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Can I install MT4 trading platform on UBUNTU 12.04?

Can I install MT4 trading platform on UBUNTU 12.04? I downloaded MT4 trading platform from Alpari - UK. The .exe file could not be installed on my laptop, where UBUNTU 12.04 has been installed.
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Windows 8 uefi SSD

I have a new pc with a 128GB SSD, it has Windows 8 installed with UEFI. It is a quadcore x4 amd chip. I am attempting to install Kubuntu 13.10 64 on the machine via a USB powered DVD reader. I ...