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Drivers didnt install when installed ubuntu

I am running windows 7 on my laptop.I wanted to dual boot ubuntu in it.so i installed it using wubi.exe on another empty drive.The installation completed successfully. Later when i restarted my ...
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Universal USB Installer problem

I downloaded a Windows 8.1 iso from piratebay. I am trying to boot my usb from ubuntu, but In the Universal USB Installer the iso file comes up fine but it will not recognize my usb. I have tried ...
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Grub rescue boot error (already tried several methods of boot repair)

Intermediate Ubuntu user that has never really had an issue that googling couldn't solve until now. Initially installed 12.04 but had some unrelated OS issues so I had ended up re-installing, every ...
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Working with different size and type hard drive in HP ProLiant ML330 G6 & Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

I was given a HP ProLiant ML330 G6 with two Seagate Barracuda 250 GB 7200 RPM SATA Drives. There are 4 bay slots on the machine and I've got several other drives I'd like to be able to install on the ...
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How do Install Sun Java Wireless Toolkit on Ubuntu 13:10?

Kindly bear with me, as I am new to Ubuntu. I finally successfully installed Java SE (on my Ubuntu 13.10. 64 bit machine) following the instructions from How do I get ORACLE JAVA SE 7 to work? This ...
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Problems in Ubuntu 12.04 installing in pre-installed Windows8 and upgraded to 8.1

From the last one month I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 in windows 8.1 pre-installed (Dual Boot). I've done following things... I downloaded 'iso' images from Ubuntu website and booted through ...
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My external hard drive Ubuntu won't appear

Alrighty alrighty. I've been using the big M operating system quite a lot, but since two months, my internal hard drive died. Of course I'd like to change it, but I have other priorities. For the ...
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Way to Check for corrupt os installation

I recently had Ubuntu 13.10 installed and I ran shred and I reinstalled Ubuntu 13.10. The original installation worked fine with no issues. This installation I've had errors installing stuff that I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Cannot try ubuntu with live cd

I am trying to try ubuntu using the live cd of Ubuntu 12.04. However, after the splash screen of the live cd, I'm getting stucked with a black background and a white cursor. This happens, either if I ...
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Failed to download package file. Check you internet connection?

I know this has been posted a lot of times, but i still have not found solution to fix this problem. I changed my download server to Main,To USA,and to Serbian ( Place where i live), but still ...
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Ubuntu Fails To Boot from External HDD

I have a busted Internal HDD. So, I got my new 1 TB HDD. I've partitioned this 1 TB HDD into a 200 GB and the remaining has my data. My computer doesn't support UEFI. I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Disk partitioning showing wrongly when installing Ubuntu alongside windows 8

Currently my system has Windows 8 Pro. I want to install Ubuntu alongside Windows. I have Ubuntu 13.04,13.10 and 10.10 disks. Whenever I try to install Ubuntu there are two problems: When I reach ...
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install window in partion

2 days ago installed ubuntu12.104 on my laptop dell xps l502x .everything is all right but it make me upset in sound quality .so i want to install window along with ubuntu12.04 .clean install ...
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Problems loading Live Disk

Very new Linux user here, trying to get into litecoin mining. Before all of my equipment came in, I installed a live version of Ubuntu 12.04 onto a USB, then used that to install full version onto ...
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Ubuntu installer crashes when clicking next on install Ubuntu alongside Windows

In installation (install ubuntu within windows screen), my computer reboots after I click continue. I tried 12.10- 12.04 and 11.04 with more than once .iso files and dvds and even my pen drive. Even ...
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Automatic installation of Ubuntu 12.04 with kickstart in web

I am going to install Ubuntu 12.04 in virtualbox with ubuntu alternate iso file and ks.cfg file hosted in local server. I am supplying ks=192.168.1.4:8080/ks.cfg as kernel paramter but still the ...
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GLIBC 2.15 Installation/Upgrade

I was installing utorrent server in my Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS and appeared the following error: utserver: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.16' not found (required by utserver) So, I've ...
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could not install java and any other software

When i am installing any software form either terminal or synaptic-package-manager I always get this error message, repeatedly: Errors were encountered while processing: oracle-java7-installer E: ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Download Crashes At The End, Flashing cursor on start up

I just (tried) to install Linux/Ubuntu for the first time. I am using an Asus laptop K52Jr with windows 7 64bit on the c disk. I was happily installing Ubuntu 13.10 onto my D disk; the progress ...
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Standalone Lubuntu/Ubuntu distro into AC100-10D

Finally i had enough courage to sign up into this website. Apparently I'm an amateur with linux but i'm starting to learn more and more about configuring it and "fixing" things every day. I have ...
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Cannot boot from external HDD

Alright guys I'm new here and I need a hand, I've looked at dozens of other posts and nothing has helped me solve this. I'll try to give as much information as possible but if you need more just say ...
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Stuck at configuring-apt during install of Ubuntu Server 12.04.4

I'm installing Ubuntu Server 12.04.4, and I'm stuck at configuring-apt for quite sometime now. What does configuring-apt do, and is it necessary. It seems to be downloading things. Is it necessary ...
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Vague error when trying to install 13.10 from a bootable USB drive

I got this error message: [1.246584] Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) when trying to install 13.10 from a bootable flash drive onto a new machine ...
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Preseeding/Kickstart Ubuntu install

I am trying to achieve the following: I have created a kickstart script as adviced here: Automatic Installation - help.ubuntu.com and want to run it from the live session, without passing a boot ...
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Error while loading windows boot cd after using ubuntu

I've tried to install Ubuntu in my PC. Actually it showed some partition: Total HDD: 500 gb dev/sda2 : 74 gb. dev/sda3 : 410 gb. -I've formatted 74 gb to ext4 format to install Ubuntu. -Then ...
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No Boot Menu After Re-Installing Ubuntu Ultimate

Sir, I am running AMD 64 PC. In my PC I installed Windows 8 first. After I installed Ubuntu 12.04. After some days, I uninstalled Ubuntu 12.04 by the CMD command "bootrec/fixmbr". After that I ...
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Can't install android tools (Ubuntu 12.04)

When I input the command line sudo apt-get install phablet-tools android-tools-adb android-tools-fastboot the terminal gives me the following response: "Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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How to get drivers for Toshiba Satellite L50 A using Ubuntu

UPDATE: So i figured it out and now have wifi working perfectly! In case anyone else has this problem i'll leave the links that helped me: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2187780 Wireless not ...
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Problem with internal SDD disk

I have an IdeaPad Y510P. It comes with an 24GB SSD, and one 1TB hard disk. I had to install Linux Mint twice in this computer. During my first installation of Linux I put /boot and /home in the 24GB ...
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Errors during boot up of ubuntu 12.04 (related to swap, intallation)

I'm using ubuntu installed on usb external hard disk.. During installation, i had to allocate drive for /boot and /swap... I couldn't create a partition within my external hard drive itself... So I ...
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Installing xUbuntu using wubi

I am trying to setup a dual boot system with Win XP SP3 and xUbuntu from the Wubi. I have WinXP on a drive partition (C:) and I am installing xUbuntu to a drive partition (D:) both of which have ...
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When I try to install from CD it crashes showing screeds of text

I need some help! I've made a boot disc, but every time I boot I just get pages and pages of text (in a rather odd font) and then it just stops. I sometimes can get the first options page - try ubuntu ...
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Error while booting to live system on Acer M3200

I got this screen while booting to install/try ubuntu 13.10 on an Acer M3200 from USB (any USB): and I get this screen when trying to install/try Ubuntu 11.10 from a cd: In both cases the boot ...
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Unable to setup SELinux

I am trying to install SELinux as described in here, but when i run check-selinux-installation, I get the following message: Postfix init script is syncing the chroots. udev will create node labeled ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu on macbook pro 5,3

I can't seem to properly install Ubuntu on my older macbook pro 15" as a singleboot and, when I load the grub in refind and press on either try or install I get a blackscreen that doesn't go anywhere ...
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How to force overwrite of non-debian package?

Background I am trying to install Google Drive, so I am installing Grive. I previously tried to install syncdrive, which is no longer supported. Now, I am having some conflicts between the two ...
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Why am I unable to install Ubuntu on my Laptop?

Whenever I am Keeping Bootable USB and trying to install, My Laptop is shutting down eventhough my Laptop is on Charging.I am unable to find out the reason for this problem. I am using Windows 7 Home ...
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Ubuntu install failed: “Reboot and Select Proper Boot device”

I am trying to install Linux for the first time. I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04.4 and put it on a FAT32 flash drive using Rawrite 32. I set my boot priority to boot from USB, plugged in the drive, and ...
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Manually Installed Boost Is Not Found by Aptitude

I have installed Boost libraries 1.55 manually. Now I want to install libpcl http://pointclouds.org/downloads/linux.html . When I want to install the libpcl from terminal like this: sudo apt-get ...
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Don't get first menu where you choose between operating systems

I have just finished installing Ubuntu again. This is not the first time I have done this, but I had to restart from a computer that only had Windows on it. And I wanted to install it alongside ...
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First launch from USB drive

I recently downloaded, prepared to use from USB and launched Ubuntu 13.10, but as it is for now I'm getting only problems. This is what I get when launching any of all boot options: calling ...
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usb hdd to internal hdd

Ok I am a noob to linux and ubuntu. I have after trying many times created a live boot disk using my samsung galaxy ring, DroidDrive, and ubuntu 12.04 iso. I am now running ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an acer ...
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Ubuntu server installation in a MacBook

I have a relatively old MacBook that I would like to recycle as a Ubuntu Linux Server. However the laptop has only a partially working keyboard (not all the keys, and notably, but not only, the left ...
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dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 & Windows 8.1 problem

I have Ubuntu and Windows 8.1 in separated HDDs. My windows 8.1 pro installation is an upgraded windows 7 home premium one, so, it's installed as the same way as windows 7. now, I installed Ubuntu ...
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Tried all methods of dual booting UBUNTU but all in vain

I am new to UBUNTU and want to install it on my Dell 15R 5521 laptop. I want to study OS and it as a part of my coursework. I tried all the methods which I could get from askubuntu.com to install but ...
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Getting an error when using 'make' command when setup dahdi

i want to install DAHDI, to installing Asterisk. i am start by sudo apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r` $ cd ~/src/asterisk-complete/ $ mkdir dahdi $ cd dahdi/ $ svn co ...
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Days later, cannot get ubuntu to work at all

and I apologize if this is a repetitive question. Unfortunatly I have been trying for the past 2 days to run ubuntu. I've never install/run an OS from a usb or external hard drive before. I have a ...
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Dependency ‘DBI’ is not available for package ‘RSQLite’ when trying to Install RQDA

I am trying to install RQDA in Ubuntu, but I am always getting the following error: ERROR: dependency ‘DBI’ is not available for package ‘RSQLite’ * removing ...
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Unable to access BSNL-3G after installing Sakis3G for Ubuntu 13.10. Kindly help me

Ubuntu 13.10 is installed on my Dell Inspiration 15 - 3537 laptop. BSNL USB modem has Software LW273V1.2 and Hardware U302_M343_P1_V1.0. Ubuntu unable to detect modem and I am unable to access the ...
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version of glib

I am trying to install a tool which requires lib 1.2 intalled. After a lot of hunting, I am still unable to find version of glib in my machine. Googling, forums, say version of glibc. Are glib and ...