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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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Ubuntu boots to terminal on start up help?

I can log in but want to have a desktop. I installed it in Windows 7 I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling and it still did not work.
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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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I'm very new to linux and i'm trying to install a game. I've downloaded Other-Life .zip. Extracted it. need help from there

I downloaded the game zip. I extracted it into my Programs folder but I don't know how to install it. On the website it says... Installing and using the client under linux: Download ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu on external hd, but says Missing OS

I am trying to come back to Linux after switching computers, but am having trouble installing Ubuntu. The external hard drive works with universal usb installer (including preformatting it to FAT32), ...
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Newly installed Ubuntu fatal graphics errors

I just got a Toshiba Satellite L870 F0059 laptop. It has an Intel Core i5 3230M processor, 6GB RAM and an AMD Radeon HD 7670M graphics card. I removed Windows 8 and installed Ubuntu 12.04 from a DVD ...
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Installation fails on Compaq M700 laptop

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a very old Compaq laptop which was running Win XP (very slowly!). The installation seems to fail due a graphic driver issues. I accept the option to use a generic ...
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Ubuntu does not recognise installed Oracle JRE & installs OpenJDK packages

I have Oracle JRE installed on my system. However while installing tomcat7 with apt-get it does not recognize my installed oracle java(installed using tar from oracle website), but on another system ...
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Cannot re-master Ubuntu's iso image unto a usb drive

I know the topic might be confusing but the problem itself seems bizarre to me. if i'll take ubuntu's iso file (on this occasion i'm using 12.0.4-2 server) and apply it to a usb drive with the ...
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Ubuntu boot problem. Grub rescue

I use HP pavillion dv6. I installed ubuntu 13.10 after using gparted in try version to remove all the partitions from my previous dual boot(windows 7 and ubuntu 12.10). I had to install the new Ubuntu ...
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installation problem from CD and USB

I downloaded the ubuntu-13.10-desktop-1386.iso file twice already, first I installed it on a usb stick installation did not work... than I burned it onto a CD/DVD did not work.. I get to the point ...
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Problem in installing/uninstalling wubi

I tried to install ubuntu by wubi file but while installing my computer lost power supply so again i tried to install now it is asking to uninstall previous installation but if i choose option to ...
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How do I fix this error while trying to install Ubuntu from a USB?

I'm trying to install Ubuntu onto my SSD drive, which already has Windows 8.1 on it. I've created a bootable USB drive with Ubuntu 13.10 on by using unetbootin (I also tried tuxboot, but that didn't ...
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How to install windows after installing ubuntu on the whole drive

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 on the whole hard disk and now want to install windows 8 to get a dual boot. At the end, I want to have 3 primary partitions, one of 70 GB in which Ubuntu is installed, ...
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Install module BZ2 on python

I'm trying to install the module bz2 on python v2.7. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have already installed libbz2-dev through Synaptic. I read that I need to rebuild python to take the changes of ...
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How can I fix the error in 7-zip “0 can not open output file G:\autorun.inf” when trying to create a live usb with Ubuntu on it?

I run a 64-bit windows 8 laptop. I have tried both the 12.04.4 and 13.1 ISO files. I use the Universal USB Installer here http://www.pendrivelinux.com/universal-usb-installer-easy-as-1-2-3/. when I ...
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Setting up a dual boot environment for Ubuntu and Windows 7

I just switched over to Ubuntu 13.10 as my main OS and quickly realised that there are some applications that I need to run under Windows and for some reason or another can't use VirtualBox for. ...
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After upgrade, No boot

I recently tried to upgrade 12.04 LTS to 12.10 after which my machine (which is dual booted with windows 7) refused to boot to the new install/upgrade. Long story short: I subsequently re-installed ...
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How to install Ubuntu 12.02 on HP g7- 2273ca?

Hi I wonder how to install Ubuntu on Pavilion g7- 2273ca, I did change the BIOS boot options, but doesn't load from USB (live CD), or should I burn it in to a CD and try it from there? Thank You~!
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Ubuntu on THL T100S

Will Ubuntu work on my ThL T100S? I know there is a list of devices and it's not on it but as it's a clone like almost all the Chinese devices thought there's maybe some chance .
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Can't Create Second NTFS Partition

I have an older Windows XP Media Center Edition computer. I wanted to install Ubuntu on it as a second OS. I have a 100Gb hard drive and I wanted to create 3 partitions on it. One 45gb partition for ...
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can't get ubuntu 13.10 64bit to install

I have windows 8.1 and I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 on to my 750GB hard drive as I have windows 8.1 on my 3TB hard drive. I tried to install it from a USB but no luck and when I download it from ...
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Is my BIOS RAID 1 set up correctly (Gparted warning message)?

I have set up a RAID 1 configuration on Click BIOS II running on a MSI motherboard (Z77A-G43). It uses two 2TB hard drives of equal sizes. After setting up the BIOS settings, I had the option to ...
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Help installing canon D530 Drivers

I downloaded the drivers from the Canon support website and followed the instructions in the help file but it is not working and when ran the terminal commands nothing happened and I don’t know what ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on Acer Aspire V3-772G

I just bought a new laptop. Since Win8 is crap, I want to dualboot Win7 and Ubuntu, like I do on my Desktop. I managed to get Win7 installed (had to change boot from UEFI to Legacy and convert the GPT ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a Windows 7 laptop without Internet access

I m trying to install Ubuntu 12.0.4.4 on a win 7 laptop without internet access, the wubi.exe and the iso files are in the same folder but wubi fails again and again with a message that it is not able ...
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Dell 740 flash drive boot

I have used the flash drive and unetbootin to make the bootable usb drive. The dell recognizes the usb but not as bootable.
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't install to computer and creates loop?

So, recently, I have been using Ubuntu in VMware and now have decided to do the real thing. So, I created a USB boot able install. When I load it up, it loads fine. Then I select Install Ubuntu. It ...
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zte 3.5G MTN modem, how to configure

I have tried to configure the MTN zte 3.5G modem on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander using lsusb, and selecting its properties. I get nothing after restarting the machine.
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Wireless connection problem while installing Ubuntu from disk

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS from a bootable disk. I followed the instructions word for word given here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/install-desktop-long-term-support The ...
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How to good and easy add all kernel required modules to /lib/modules/$(uname -r) in Ubuntu Core deployment?

I would like to deploy "Ubuntu Core" (13.10) following the deployment instructions of "Ubuntu Core". This suggests - after installing linux - to add the kernel required modules to /lib/modules/$(uname ...
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How to Install Ubuntu and Delete Windows 7 and Keep the Drive D:/

Sorry if my english is bad. I'm using Slax booting using USB right now. In my netbook theres a Windows 7 and JoliOS installed. I can't boot that both OS. The Windows 7 is having a missing/corrupt ...
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reinstall windows xp on dual boot with ubuntu and then by mistake formatted hard disk partiton and it also get excluded ..how to get it back

i am irfan ...i have installed both ubuntu 12.o4 lts & windows xp 2 ..but when xp 2 not working properly i want re install it with xp 3 ...all things gone ok untill i go to my computer ..manage ...
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Pig (grunt shell)

I am new to hadoop and pig. I recently followed a tutorial and I installed hadoop-1.2.1 and pig-0.12.0 on ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Once I finished everything I reloaded the .bashrc by typing source .bashrc ...
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HOWTOFIX: Invalid ROM contents

I bought a laptop "Toshiba satellite C55-A-1F5", which had installed win8.1 and I want to switch it to Ubuntu. After the installation of Ubuntu 13.10 and the first reboot, it was seemed like BIOS ...
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Getting error on McAfee installation - dependency problem

Selecting previously unselected package mavl:i386. (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ... 15% (Reading database ... 20% (Reading database ... ...
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error while loading shared libraries: libmwlaunchermain.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I am running MutSig command, its output: Setting up environment variables LD_LIBRARY_PATH is ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 13.10 along Window 7

I have an AMD Athlon X2 2.4 gh Processor, 2gb Ram, MSI Mother board. I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 along side win7. Will happily provide more info if needed. Booting from Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Grub-Customizer not saving the changes after kernel upgrades

I'm running into an annoying problem with Grub-Customizer (4.0.4) every time I update the kernel versions. After the kernel update I normally open Grub-Customizer to accommodate the new kernel ...
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Alternative method to shrink NTFS

I am attempting to install Ubuntu on my Windows 7 laptop as a second OS. My hard drive has multiple partitions on it already from the manufacturer. My guess is that this laptop is approximately 2 ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 AMD APU A10 Graphics issues

For a while I've been trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop with AMD A10 APU in dual boot with windows 7 (using BIOS). The problems I face: Directly installing Ubuntu 13.10 gives the problem ...
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libc6-amd64 dependency problem while installing autodesk aldmflexnetserver

command sudo dpkg -i adlmflexnetserver_7.0.51-1_amd64.deb log Unpacking adlmflexnetserver (from adlmflexnetserver_7.0.51-1_amd64.deb) ... dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ...
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how lubuntu is reinstalled using a live cd

I am using Lubuntu 13.10. I have troubles with this installed one and there is some break up. Disk driver is disappeared. I would like to reistall the same from the live CD. But when I tried to boot ...
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Ubuntu installation failed ; Win7 unbootable ; No Installation or Recovery discs

(Before I begin, please excuse me if there are some English mistakes.) So yesterday I tried to install Ubuntu for the very first time (yay!). I was using a bootable usb flash drive with Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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Creating a dvd-r on an Acer xp home & install it on an HP xp pro

I have dialup & the modem is missing from the HP computer & reinstall by disk(copied to) fails. Instructs are always for download & install on the computer that creates it. Endless problem ...
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video driver related problems 13.10?

I have installed 13.10 64bits version on an I7 laptop with a 610m radeon graphic card. I have also installed flash player I have a few problems. youtube plays only with huge black areas above and ...
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ATI DRIVERS!! HELP

I have a toshiba Satellite A300-276 on which I installed Ubuntu 12.04 but I can not install the graphics card driver, it is impossible already tried everything, when I thought I had managed to install ...
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deb file not downloading on proxy

I am trying to install an app named Xchat. During the installation it gets stuck and shows following error : Err http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main libsexy2 amd64 0.1.11-2build2 403 ...
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Install MySQL Drivers?

The instructions here tells me to install: libtdsodbc.so but how do I install a .so file in Ubuntu 13.10? I'm trying to connect to a MS SQL DB to extract data into MySQL DB. I have MySQL ...
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Trying to install drivers to get an HP 3512 Deskjet printer to run on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS but nothing works!

According to the store I bought it from and the HP website, the HP 3512 is Linux-compatible. But the install CD packaged with the unit did nothing but spin uselessly when inserted in the DVD/CD drive. ...