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Installing Ubuntu in shrinked unallocated space

I have installed UBUNTU in my laptop and now I want to install ubuntu in my PC also but there are four partition in my windows so I can't use install ubuntu alongside option. So my plan is to shrink ...
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Need driver for Panasonic KX-MB1520

Recently, I purchased Panasonic KX-MB 1520 All-in-one laser printer with FAX. I have installation CD with me but it is available only for Microsoft Windows OS. Please provide its drivers and help me ...
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Linux for old PC [duplicate]

I have next PC parameters: 1,6 Ghz processor (AMD Sempron 2000+) 1 GB RAM 80 GB HDD video card RADEON 9250 What linux distribution is good for it? I can use Ubuntu?
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ubuntu don't show my total hard disk partitions

after installing Ubuntu several time, last time i installed Ubuntu during installation using something else option , i didn't see the windows partition nor other private partitions it only show the ...
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Problem at Installing, Black Screen [duplicate]

Im new to ubuntu, and never have install it in any computer. Could someone help me with this problem. I downloaded Lubuntu 13.10 today and burn the iso to a cd. Now, I want to install it to an old ...
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Reinstall Windows Vista [on hold]

I downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 so that I could remove the administrator password on my laptop since I forgot it. I was in "try Ubuntu" mode while trying to recover/reset the password, but I kept running ...
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cannot create hadoop cluster

I have installed hadoop inside /usr/local/hadoop/bin directory and when I try executing the bash script start-all.sh; system gives below error; start-all.sh: command not found Also I don;t see ...
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I cant install Sleepyhead under Ubuntu

I am trying to install Sleepyhead following the tutorial http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=11756055#post11756055 but I cant compile the src code` horacio@horacio-ThinkPad-X201:~/sleepyhead$ ...
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Black screen after choosing to Install Ubuntu [duplicate]

So I am very new to Ubuntu. I have only tried it on some of my friend's computers. I decided that I wanted to give it a try to download it. I installed it onto a flash drive and changed the boot order ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu from CD/DVD or Flash Drive

I have a Dell Dimension 4500 with Windows XP on it. I wanted to boot Ubuntu from a CD/DVD or my flash drive, but I can't boot it from the CD/DVD I created or the flash drive. The CD/DVD will not ...
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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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problem installing ubuntu 12.04 due to some missing files

During installation a message appeared that this file pool/main/grub2-signed/.... does not exist in directory and thus failed to install. Now, how to download separate files instead of a single iso ...
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Windows 8 entry in grub not working

I Was using Ubuntu 13.10 with windows 8 till i decided to give 14.04 a try. I used the live USB to install 14.04 in place of 13.10 keeping my windows partitions intact. After the installation grub ...
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Install other version of Ubuntu from an x86 12.04 LTS live flash

I have got a new laptop, with empty SSD and a USB flash drive with Ubuntu 12.04 on it, however, there is a 32-bit version on this live flash, while I wish to install the x64 daily build of the latest ...
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How do you install ubuntu desktop on nexus 7 using the newest version of multiROM (v23)

I'm using a Nexus 7 (flo) and have MultiROM installed recently I updated and the option that was there to install a ubuntu rom was gone I tried to insert a boot img. but TeamWin couldn't unpack it. ...
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windows installer download problem [on hold]

hello iam unable to download the windows installer completely and I run on a 32 bit machine .It starts downloading however after sometime it doesnot proceed.so please help me walk through
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How do I access my software updater if it doesn't display anywhere?

I'm really struggling to update my ubuntu os... I've got three different versions of it on my pc namely Blackbox, twm & Kde/ kubuntu. However I can't access my software updater from any of them ...
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Windows 8 netbook will not recognize Ubuntu USB load error (Initramfs) unable to find a medium containing a live file system

I’m attempting to boot Ubuntu 12.04 to my Gateway LT series Touch netbook. It’s loaded with Windows 8. The computer is not letting me download or even try Ubuntu via USB on this computer. I start ...
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Can't install package [duplicate]

When I'm trying to install tomcat7 with: apt-get install tomcat7 tomcat7-admin I get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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dual booting UEFI laptop with pre-installed windows 8 through GRUB 2 [on hold]

I am getting frustrating trying to figure out how to create a windows 7 USB UEFI boot stick on a dell inspirion laptop , so I can install windows 7 alongside windows 8. So I thought why windows ...
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How to dual boot Mac OS X and Ubuntu without rEFIt

I want to install Ubuntu on my Mac but I don't want have to use rEFIt. Can I do that? Can I just hold the option key on startup and use that to pick what I startup with? And if so would I install ...
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Ubuntu installed to USB key, but not recognized as bootable

This is NOT a duplicate of How to install Ubuntu to a USB stick or similar questions. Though there might be bits of helpful information in other questions/answers, my question is not a duplicate, ...
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root directory almost full but still lots of free space on the partition

some time ago I installed 12.04 from windows xp on a separate "linux" partition via wubi. this partition was allocated 50 GB. my problem now is that obviously the root directory does not have access ...
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What are translation entries?

I was looking to speed up the sudo apt-get update Then I found this blog which suggests to remove translation entries What exactly are translation entries? why they exist in the first ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.10 and stuck on “Running post-installation trigger”

I am right now installing Ubuntu 13.10 on a VirtualBox machine set at 512mb of RAM and 20GB of hard disk drive space and it is stuck on "Running post-installation trigger update-notifier-common".
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on boot black screen with blinking cursor

while installing Ubuntu from CD, during installation the installer hung and i restarted the computer. now when the computer restarts it goes straight to a black screen with cursor blinking. i tried ...
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install ubuntu 12.04 on hp 15-d038ca

I just bought a HP 15 D038CA with Windows 8.1 I need to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (dual boots) I follow step by step the guide found at ...
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dpkg google-chrome corrupt invalid status

I can't get this to resolve itself, can I get some help? Setting up google-chrome-stable (34.0.1847.116-1) ... update-alternatives: error: /var/lib/dpkg/alternatives/google-chrome corrupt: invalid ...
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ubuntu dual boot Instalation instructions

I am installing Ubuntu to a dual boot system I have 2 Hard drives one has two partitions the other has one. I want to install Ubuntu to one hard drive, when I get to the partition screen and check the ...
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12.04 Cannot Install on HPG72 w/ Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

I'm a first time user. I made a 12.04 DVD, and restart laptop. I get to the "Preparing to install Ubuntu" screen, select "Continue" and then nothing happens (just the busy pointer).
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Ubuntu didn't come on

After finishing the installation process and restarting the computer Ubuntu didn't start...and no choosing option of which system I wish to use..only XP came on immediately. What to do now?
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Broken Ubuntu 13.10 Installation

I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 and shutdown my computer and now it boots to a blank screen everytime. The only thing there is a cross shaped cursor. I can boot to terminal using ctrl+alt+f1. Boot ...
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Unable to install ubuntu13.10-desktop-amd64

Am using acer aspire E1-522 with windows 8.1 pro. I made a bootable USB using winMd5Sum and then i reboot my system and select USB as primary boot device and save it. After that when Ubuntu menu opens ...
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How do I install a new version on top of an old version?

I have an ASUS EeePC 1000h with four OS installed. What I want to do is replace Lubuntu 12.04 on sda1 which has reached its EOL with Lubuntu 14.04, when it is released in a few days. I want to do a ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 install doesn't detect Windows 7 partition

I'm fairly new to the Ubuntu scene (and Linux in general). I have been attempting to install Ubuntu 13.10 in a dual-boot with Windows 7, but every time I try to start the installation it doesn't ...
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windows fresh installation alongside zorin os [on hold]

Right now, I have only zorin OS running in my Compaq laptop. I removed windows 7 completely about a month ago,but now I wish to have windows alongside zorin . I'm unable to accomplish this with what ...
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USB removable disks not mounted automatically on Xubuntu

Just downloaded and installed Xubuntu 13.10. I noticed that USB removable devices (usb keys) are not mounted automatically. I tried with several devices, tested and working on other systems, all of ...
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Debian installation help! [on hold]

Hello i am muhammad ahmad mujtaba and i am new to debian (pure) although i am using linux mint debian edition & Ubuntu 13.10 right now! [actually i have found LMDE very powerful and stable ...
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How do I get GRUB to install on a RAID array?

I am trying to build an Ubuntu desktop machine with RAID array, and am having trouble with the installation of GRUB. The 2 10GB HDDs are partitioned using sgdisk (invoked by a script to ensure ...
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Ubuntu installation. No hard disk found

When installing Ubuntu, it is showing at least 5.9gb space required but i have lot of free space. I tried many things, but none of it solved my problem. So, i tried installing fedora then it showed no ...
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How to install Firefox and Firefox Aurora in parallel?

I would like to install Firefox Aurora in parallel with the "release" version of Firefox. I do not want to replace the release version. I managed to do this with Firefox nightly but not with Aurora. ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 12.10 on an Acer Aspire laptop?

I just downloaded Ubuntu 12.10, and I want to install it on my Acer Aspire laptop. Here's my Acer specifications: Intel Pentium Dual Core Processor @ 1.86 GHz 2,5GB of RAM 500GB HDD Mobile Intel ...
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PXE Boot Server Installation Steps in Ubuntu Server VM

How can I install Ubuntu virtual machine using PXE boot server? I need the all the configurations details and what to change in the configurations files.
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 besides already existing Ubuntu 12.04 with encrypted home

Currently I have Ubuntu 12.04 with encrypted home (extra partition) installed on my Notebook. Now I would like to install 14.04 on my SSD (also inside my Notebook). Will 14.04 recognize my encrypted ...
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How to make dual boot Install of Ubuntu and Trisquel in same hard disk? [on hold]

I want to Install Ubuntu and Trisquel side by side in same hard disk; but the installer not allowed it. How can it make possible ?
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Permission denied while installing matlab in ubuntu 12.04

I'm installing Matlab in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS by using terminal commands. As mentioned in installation guide I am entering the following command: /path_to_dvd/install & but when I enter the command ...
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What's the best way to reinstall Ubuntu on a partition already used for Ubuntu, but seemingly empty?

On my dual boot computer (XP/Ubuntu) with a 500gb drive, I recently had someone remove a virus from Windows XP. Although I asked him to leave the Ubuntu partition as it is, the partition seems still ...
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A reliable way of creating a bootable usb in kubuntu?

Unetbootin installs grub which then boots the system you specify. I don't like that. Linux live ISOs are directly bootable and usually contain a pre-configured grub install of their own which among ...
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Help!! Installing ubuntu with broken laptop monitor. External VGA works, but not until windows loads drivers

Thanks in advance for reading my madness. I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 with a working copy of Vista running on it. I want to install Ubuntu Desktop on it. The twist is this: The laptop monitor is ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 12

trying to install Ubuntu 12 alongside Win XP Pro. Get to final screen (Welcome) and the installation just hangs at "retrieving files 52 of 126" Tried fresh copy of Ubuntu - same result. Do not have ...