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Anyone has successfully installed CUDA 5.5 on Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit?

I tried to install CUDA 5.5 through deb routine, following the steps in Nvidia website, using the deb file for ubuntu 12.10 (the latest version I could found on Nv website), the installer fail to ...
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Install Pandoc (required for docverter)

For the life of me I can't figure out how to install pandoc. I tried the approach recommended on its Github repo as well as all 3 approaches recommended on the pandoc site. I'm installing on Ubuntu ...
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Where to get complete offline installer for openssh-server?

I want to download a complete off line openssh-server package installer. I need the offline package to setup for my school project but I don't have the internet facility in the lab.
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Installing Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 12.04

So, I've been trying to run Steam on my computer (hp Pavilion dv7, Ubuntu 12.04), but I end up with the following error : Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0". After some research, I ...
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How do I find out which software/packages are installed from the date of installation of ubuntu?

I am about to uninstall Ubuntu entirely and reinstall a fresh copy. Before I do that I want to make a list of software/package that I have installed so far. Any way to list out? Update: The answer ...
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Install screen doesn't show on Ubuntu LiveCD/LiveUSB

I got a new PC about a year ago and back then I tried to install Ubuntu beside Windows 7. I used my 3 month (back then) old CD I used to successfully install on my old computer beside of Windows XP. ...
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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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False installation process and I cant even get on Bios!

I guess I had set the primary or secondary boot device wrongly! my laptop is a sony vaio t serie and has a win 8.1 . I have download the ubuntu 10.13 from the website and instead of burn it on a DVD ...
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Boot from Live CD, then install from USB stick? (because CDROM drive extremely slow/faulty)

I am trying to install Xubuntu on an old PC with: A USB port that can't boot, but otherwise works fine. A CDROM drive that can boot, but is extremely slow and fails often. I created a USB stick ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu with UNetBootin

I have tried several times to install Natty on its own partition on my laptop (WinXP, Intel x86) using UNetBootin, but it always fail. There is a dialog box: Failed to unmount partitions The ...
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How can I find out my user name?

How do I know my username? I've installed Ubuntu, but I don't know my username, only my password. I can't access my laptop and it can't be opened.
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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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Broken packages and can't run -f install

After I installed codeblocks it started giving me error I'm getting loads of errors. I'm new to Ubuntu( from windows) sudo dpkg --configure -a dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ...
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Installing ubuntu on Lenovo U410

A couple of months ago I bought a Lenovo U410 (i5 ivy bridge, 8gb ram, 25gb SSD, 500gb HDD). Great quality which I got real cheap. Unfortunately it came infested with this thing called Windows 8. ...
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How do I install filezilla?

I'm using 13.04 I go to ubuntu software center and find filezilla but there is no button to install. I try to find it in ubuntu start button at application or ubuntu dash how its called and click ...
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how to install g95 in ubuntu 12.04

I need the detail information about how to install g95 in ubuntu 12.04 step by step. I have followed the g95 manual but it still did not work.
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How do I apt-get gddrescue and testdisk?

Gddrescue and testdisk are not on the 12.04 ISO that I downloaded and burned to a CD that I'm currently using to boot my system. Where do I point apt-get to install those packages? I have Internet ...
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MSI GS70 reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media

I just bought an MSI GS70 and I wanted to install Ubuntu from a Live USB. As suggested by other posts, I switched the boot mode to Legacy and after that the only thing that happens when I start up my ...
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dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe) nginx

The Software up-to-date Option automatically download the upgrade for nginx. but While installing it's giving me the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Can't Dual Boot Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 on Sony Vaio S 15 (2012)

I just bought my dad a new laptop for fathers day, a Sony Vaio S 15 (the latest models from Sony) and he wants to dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 7. I put Ubuntu 12.04 on a USB drive and went to install ...
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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 ...
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Machine check error from DVD

I have a Asrock Z87 Extreme6 board, when I try to boot Ubuntu Saucy with non UEFI boot I get a Machine check error. If I try with UEFI, I get a blank screen. Any ideas? Machine configuration: ...
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a disk read error occurred press ctrl+alt+del to restart windows 7 laptop after installing ubuntu 13.04

I have a dell inspiron N5010 laptop. I installed Ubuntu 13.04 along side with windows in another partition. After restarting my laptop it is showing 'windows 7(loader)' but an error is occurred while ...
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Moonlight-Mono for Raring 13.04?

Is there a method or location to install Moonlight on Ubuntu Raring 13.04?
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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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How to install ttf fonts?

I want to install a font from true type of font of my own. where should I install my font in ubuntu?
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Ubuntu 32-bit won't install on Dell Inspiron 4000

I am tuning up a laptop for a friend. The laptop originally ran Windows ME, and is about 13 years old. I recently installed Windows XP on it and it ran like a snail. I am now trying to install 32-bit ...
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Cannot boot from USB - HP Envy

I'm having a little bit of a problem right now... I am trying to install Ubuntu, whether it be the 12.04LTS or 13.10, but I can't seem to get my PC to even run into my bootable USB. I am trying to ...
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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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0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 428 not upgraded [closed]

When I want to install libqtcore4 or libqtgui4 or even libqt4-xml I got this text maryam@maryam-MM061:~$ sudo apt-get install libqtcore4 [sudo] password for maryam: Reading package lists... Done ...
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unable to install LibreCAD (some package could not be installed)

I had tried to install LibraCAD from Ubuntu software center but fail. Then I tried using terminal command, and the below show: tay@tay-Presario-CQ45-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install librecad ...
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What to do to install Ubuntu 12.10 in Virtual PC on windows 7 enterprise?

I had review many answers of how to install UBUNTU in Virtual PC and I tried them all but they all failed. I am not sure what I am doing wrong. I am using windows 7 enterprise. I had created the ...
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What is the correct way to install maven and eclipse?

I have installed maven and eclipse using the software center in Ubuntu 12.04. There is no sign of maven integration in Eclipse. ("new Maven project" and such) What is the correct way to install? (to ...
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Package sun-java6-jre needs to be reinstalled

I installed JRE 1.6u33, and there was a screen that came up asking me to accept the terms of service. I didn't know how, so I closed out of that screen without pressing Ok. Now, I can't install ...
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How to integrate KeyPass2 and Chrome/Chromium using ChromIPass in Ubuntu 13.04 & 13.10

I have already Installed KeePass2 and also installed Add-on ChromeiPass. But I don't know how to integrate it. Pls help me with the instructions. It's showing error: chromeIPass has encountered an ...
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Installing Epson Printer but Interrupted by lsb Dependency Error

I am installing the Epson XP-310 driver from this website. When I attempt to install the downloaded .deb file, I get the following error: The Package System is broken ...
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Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu installation black screen

I can't install Ubuntu on my new ASUS R510D laptop. I have messed with it for days. My laptop model is R510D. Its an AMD A10 Elite Quad Core. It has a Radeon HD 8670M 2GB card built in. Its running ...
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Mysql 5.5 reinstallation 12.04

I had a broken installation of mariadb over mysql 5.5. For hours i have tried to reinstall mysql with the usage of apt-get - tried to purge, remove etc everything mysql related. Uninstalled php ...
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install Flask as a virtual environment whith virtualenv.py in 12.10

I am trying to follow this Tutorial to learn flask. I have never used python before and a relatively new to linux too so sorry if I am asking a very basic question. I have installed python version ...
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unable to install mysql server on ubuntu

the error I encountered while updating in ubuntu 11.10. since I found that ubuntu 11.10 supports much better than 12.04 for matlab, I have rebooted my OS to ubuntu 11.10. And even here, I face same ...
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sudo pecl command not found

I'm using ubuntu 12.04 I installed php pear using this command sudo apt-get install php-pear php5-dev I got this results Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Ubuntu open to black screen with blinking cursor after upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04

I upgraded my Ubuntu OS from 12.10 to 13.04 and after the process of upgrading it via Software Updater , it requested me to restart the computer . I restarted and on boot I proceed to the Purple ...
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How do I install DupeGuru Music Edition?

I need to install DupeGuru Music Edition but I do not know what files do I have to download for installing the software. The instructions spoke about Quantal, Saucy, Raring, Precise. What do these ...
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Installing gawk 4.0 on ubuntu 12.04

How do I install gawk 4.0.1 or later on ubuntu 12.04? Your suggestions would be appreciated!!
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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 ...