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How to get Unetbootin to recognize mounted USB drive?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, and every time I try to write an Ubuntu ISO image to a disk so I can install it, Unetbootin says /dev/sdb1 isn't mounted. But Ubuntu mounts the drive automatically when it's ...
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Why does UEFI installer not run on my EFI machine?

Have been working on building a multi boot system using EFI. This EFI capable system can not boot Ubuntu or any other installation media using EFI with the only exception being Windows installation ...
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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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How to EFI install Ubuntu?

On trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 Desktop amd64 to a desktop pc using a ga a75 ud4h motherboard (which is using an AMD 3870k APU with a new 1TB HDD) following the advice in the motherboard manual and ...
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Manually installing Ubuntu 12.10 with LVM

I have a 8 GB flash drive. I need it to install Ubuntu with encrypted LVM. When I use automatic partitioning everything is be okay and works. But the machine sets 2 gigabytes SWAP, an unreasonably ...
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Install LVM on Ubuntu Server

I want to setup an Ubuntu server with LVM. I installed Ubuntu using ubuntu-12.04.1-alternate-amd64.iso because I believe that the "alternate" disc must be used to install with LVM. However it created ...
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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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How to find python installation directory on ubuntu

I have just migrated from Windows environment. I have installed Python 3.2 in a separate directory. How can I get the python installation path on ubuntu shell ? Is there any way I can let shell ...
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How to install zpanel 10.1.1 for Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS

All related questions for Zpanel Installation are outdated and those links are not working so I am posting new question This is Zpanel GitHub link. It have Installed Ubuntu server on Amazon EC2 , ...
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How do I install jdownloader?

I want to install using a script but the problem I don't know how to using this method to get a install. Try out our new Install/Start-Script for Linux/Mac! wget must be installed on system! ...
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How to install winexe on Ubuntu?

I don't seem to find a working tutorial on how to install winexe, which is a program that allows for execution of commands on a Windows machine remotely from a Linux machine. None of the tutorials ...
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“No such file or directory” when invoking java

I'm trying to re-install Oracle JDK 7 32 bit to 64 bit Ubuntu (previously 64 bit JDK was installed). JDK is currently present at /usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7.0. I invoke sudo update-alternatives --remove ...
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Cant install Java on Wand Board Quad running Ubuntu 12.04

I picked up the Wand Board and was curios to see on how well it can perform as a Minecraft Server. So i downloaded the JDK 8 from the official site for ARM and extracted it to my OPT folder, after ...
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Why doesn't the bootable USB show up in the BIOS?

I followed all the instructions on the Ubuntu website as to how to install Ubuntu using a bootable USB. I got the linux pendrive thing, formatted the USB, and have nothing on it besides what was put ...
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I can't see my bootable USB

I try to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 in a Sony Vaio computer, but I can not choose to boot from a USB memory because it does not appears in the boot menu. Can you help me?
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I can't install flash player

I tried every version of Flash player for Ubuntu 12.10, but it doesn't work. When attempting to install it, I got this error. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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How to install Ubuntu server with UEFI and RAID1 + LVM

I used to install my servers with LVM over software RAID1, and grub install on the MBR of both drives. Now I have an UEFI server, and the compatibility (BIOS) mode does not seem to work. So I went ...
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What location to put bootloader, when running multiple drives and partition

I have Win8 on my desktop, where a 120G SSD is used to run windows and some select applications, while I have a 2TB HDD to provide basic file storage and where possible, install applications instead ...
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Is Ubuntu 12.04.1 windows wubi installer broken?

I installed the newest release of Ubuntu 12.04 with the wubi installer. The computer is up and running with Ubuntu, I am typing this in Firefox and I can use all the software that was supplied with ...
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Ubuntu detects that I don't have at least 4.4 GB free space, what should I do?

When I try to install Ubuntu 12.04, it shows me, that I don't have at least 4.4 GB free space. How can I format my Hard Disk Drive? Actually I have 8.4 GB free space, but I screwed up everything ...
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How to Uninstall the Ubuntu SDK?

After Installing the Ubuntu SDK v1.009 on ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, the computer started behaving in a very unstable manner. Also note that Installing the Ubuntu SDK also installs a lot of test libraries ...
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How do I install the driver for my Linksys AE1200 Wireless-N USB Adapter?

I recently downloaded Ubuntu from the main website with the hopes of dual booting it with Windows. While the operating system works, it says that I need to install a driver for my graphics card. When ...
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How do I install serviio 1.4 on Ubuntu 12.04?

I have created a new user: serviio on Ubuntu 12.04 and I have downloaded the serviio package. http://serviio.org/download I would like to connect my music, pictures and movies from my PC to my Sony ...
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How to install Ruby on Rails and MySql?

How to install Ruby on Rails and MySql on my Ubuntu 10.04 OS?
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu through network?

I would like to install Ubuntu for almost 120 users. But it's very difficult in using USB and drives. please suggest ....
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VBOX on ubuntu Could not read from Boot Medium! System Halted Error

im using virtual box on ubuntu . and win xp as a guest i facing a problem im getting "Could not read from Boot Medium! System Halted Error" here is a pic of my vb settings for that vmacine i had ...
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Help, linux beginner! How do I put ubuntu on usb and boot/install on a PC with blank harddrive?

I wonder if someone can help me? I am fairly new to trying to actually understand and use computers myself rather than just buying whatever Windows/Mac wants me to! You will get a giggle from my ...
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Linux on Asus ROG Laptop

I'm a Linux enthusiast, and I'm about to buy an Asus Republic of Gamers laptop. Does anyone know about installation issues or broken features in these laptops?
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How do I get passed the “MBR-helper missing” error message in installation?

I'm entirely new to Linux/Ubuntu so please bear with me. I currently have Windows 7 32Bit and wanted to install Ubuntu. I used the installation off the website and copied it onto my bootable USB. As ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 without installing Grub

Using the Ubuntu 12.04 Live CD, is possible not to install Grub? In previous versions, there was a checkbox called something like "skip grub installation", now in 12.04 this checkbox isn't there any ...
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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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How can I remove “Install This” from my ubuntu USB installation?

Can I run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS off my 4GB USB drive as its own native operating system with persistence enabled to save changes to the USB the same way that I do with Slax or other fully portable Linux ...
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No install alongside windows option

I downloaded Ubuntu and put it onto a DVD and i assume it works fine because the disk is working. I looked around at the options and noticed that I could install alongside windows, but I chose to just ...
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Can't install gloobus-preview Ubuntu 13.10

I was trying to install gloobus-preview following this site: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2013/08/install-gloobus-preview-in-ubuntu-13-04/ The problem is that when I try to install the ...
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How can I add flash player to Lubuntu Live DVD? [duplicate]

I have an old PC with broken hard disk, and would like to use Lubuntu 13.10 Live DVD. I am using this old PC mostly for browsing net, watching videos and livestreams. So, I have downloaded latest ...
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Device for boot loader installation via USB

Hello all you Linux'ers. I have used Ubuntu before, and really enjoyed using it, but it was set up by a friend of mine in the computer science department of our university, and we were making a ...
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Ubuntu in VirtualBox wants to install on every boot

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 using Virtual Box in my Windows XP. I have use Ubuntu 11.10 iso to install it. First time when I installed every thing was fine but when I shutdown the VirtualBox and ...
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what are glib dependencies ( libs required to install glib)

Can anyone inform me what are the dependencies of glib i.e that what libraries are need ( should be installed first) in order to install glib.
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No network interfaces detected when installing Ubuntu Server on Mac Mini

I have a new Mac Mini (MacMini6,1 late 2012) that I would like to install Ubuntu Server 13.04 (ubuntu-13.04-server-amd64+mac.iso) on. But it seems like Ubuntu Server isn't able to detect my network ...
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Long pause in pxe/preseed install

I'm encountering a long pause during unattended (preseeded) install of precise server via pxe. The install eventually works, but appears to just sit there for 20 or 30 minutes after it authenticates ...
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Software center installation stuck after script cancellation

Attempted to add the Matlab installation and it asked me where my current installation was -- never have tried to install it before -- I hit cancel when it asked for the installation directory and now ...
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How not to install recommended and suggested packages?

I use Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit, I did the following, sudo gedit /etc/apt/apt.conf and added APT::Install-Recommends "false"; APT::Install-Suggests "false"; but did not work. When I try to install a ...
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How to uninstall JDK

Today I installed Android Studio but when I opened it raised the error: 'tools.jar' seems to be not in Android Studio classpath. Please ensure JAVA_HOME points to JDK rather than JRE. I ...
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Unable to locate package libopenmpi-dev on 12.04

While trying to install open mpi on my Ubuntu 12.04, I am getting error unable to locate package libopenmpi-dev. What to do? $ sudo apt-get install libopenmpi-dev openmpi-bin openmpi-doc unable to ...
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how can i fix "errors were encounterd while processing: mmodemanager whoopsie

I am using an Ubuntu 13.10 image on my android and I cant seem to install the Ubuntu gnome desktop. Device information: - Sony Xperia S (LT26I - Arm-V7 - Snapdragon S3 1.83ghz - Adreno 220 GPU - ...
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Black screen when trying to install ubuntu 13.10

I am in need of some help. It has been 2 weeks since I bought my first ever windows laptop with the aim of replacing windows but I have been unsuccessful. The hardware is as follows : Asus 15' F550D ...
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How much memory (RAM) should I allocate to the Virtual Machine?

I'm installing Ubuntu in a Virtual Box; my host OS is Windows 7, and I have 6GB of RAM on my system. One tutorial on setting up Ubuntu on a virtual machine (this one, on step 14: ...
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Web Apps install problem in 12.04 64bit installation

I just did: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webapps/preview sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install unity-webapps-preview and get the following message: Reading package ...
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Cannot Install Google Chrome. How do I fix it?

I can't install Google Chrome browser. I wonder why and how to fix it. Here is the log I got from my terminal when installing Google Chrome. $ sudo dpkg --install chrome.deb [sudo] password for ...
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I can't install NDISWRAPPER

I built a computer and installed Ubuntu 13.10. I've never used Linux before. I have installed in it a wireless network card, Broadcom BCM4318, chip 14e4:4318. I'm told that to use it I need to ...