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unable to install chrome: libxss1 not statifiable

OS: Ubuntu 13.10 dual booting windows 8.1 (both 64 bit) So I have downloaded chrome from the chrome download website, and when i double click to open it, it opens up software center, and it says ...
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Installing Universal USB Installer on Ubuntu 12.04

I want to uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 and install Ubuntu 13.4 instead. When I was installing Ubuntu 12.04 from Windows 7 I used Universal USB Installer to put .iso installer into my USB. Now on Ubuntu ...
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Does Ubuntu Install Your PC Drivers Automatically?

Does Ubuntu install your PC drivers automatically? And does it need to be updated like Windows Update?
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How can I run a software package I installed called 'openscam'?

I installed a software called 'openscam' but I cannot find its launcher. It's installer is a .deb file, after I clicked in it, Ubuntu Software Center installed the software, and finished it, but I ...
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Making an Ubuntu installation disc UEFI bootable

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a machine with UEFI (Windows 8). Following Rod Books, I managed to get my system to boot using rEFInd. However rEFInd does not offer me any options to boot from ...
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“Not a COM32R image” error when trying to install from a USB key

Not a COM32R image boot is a message that the console infinitely keeps spitting out when I try to install Ubuntu 10.04 from a USB. I created the USB using the StartupDiskCreator in 11.04. What is ...
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How to install lightscribe for CD burning?

If I want to install lightscribe for CD burning, how do I install it safely? How to use simply use it? How to install? How to use it? (simple, quick way)
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Startup Disk Creator “Checksums do not match”

So I tried to create a bootable USB dirve with Startup Disk Creator on Ubuntu 12.04 using a Ubuntu 14.04 iso. The first USB drive I tried already had an old boot image on it and Startup Disk Creator ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on Lenovo z585

I can't install Ubuntu (12.10 and 12.04) (also tried Mint) on Z585 (Lenovo IdeaPad Z585 AMD A8-4500M 1.90GHz 8GB 1TB DVDRW DL FreeDOS 15.6" HD AMD Radeon HD7670 2GB). I tested all possible options ...
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sudo apt-get install is giving me strange results

i was trying to install code blocks! this is what it gives me after sudo apt-get install libwxgtk2.8-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Unable to fix broken packages with sudo apt-get install -f

Here's my result, of sudo apt-get install -f. i have Ran it twice and got negative result. I believe there is an error at "error in Version string '0:3.6.1-dates for language English Translation ...
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Why can't I boot the Ubuntu installer CD?

I would first like to note that I am using an HP DV6 laptop. I'm currently trying to create a dual operating system on here but the CD won't install anything. Here's the breakdown of what I did and ...
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Installing the most recent version of the Z shell

The latest release version of zsh is 4.3.14. I was wondering what is the easiest way to install it on Ubuntu. Is there a PPA for it? Also, is there a site that lists or collects Ubuntu PPA's for ...
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How do I install this mysql workbench package?

I want to install mysql-workbench-gpl-5.2.33b-1ubu1010-amd64.deb on Ubuntu, what is the command line to do that ? Thank you.
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how to run php web application in lamp server and mysql connection also

i need your help. 1.i wanted to install php , mysql and server appache like.. 2.how to run php web application in server? 3.how to connect php web application into mysql.
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“CPU is not compatible with 64 bit mode” error trying to install Windows 7 (64 Bit) on VirtualBox

I installed VirtualBox from the Software Center on 64-bit Ubuntu 11.10. When I try to install a 64-bit Windows 7 guest I get the following error: Attempting to load 64 bit however this CPU is not ...
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“Failed to create swap space” error during installation

I've been trying to install Ubuntu for the past two days or so, but I've been running into a problem: every time I run the installation program on the LiveCD, I always get the same (or a very similar) ...
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Installing C compiler, JDK etc. in Ubuntu [closed]

I am a new to Ubuntu. I have used Windows before, but I am not able to install new software in Ubuntu from the offline setup files, so I don't know how to install software in Ubuntu. Please tell me ...
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Cannot boot my computer. Hard Drive is not recognized by BIOS

I have an ASUS Laptop running Windows 8.1 (K55A-DH51 Intel Core i5-3210M 2.50GHz - 750GB) I am completely new to Linux and Ubuntu. I tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 from an USB drive (I modified my ...
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How to install heartbeat?

I need to setup a Linux cluster. For that, heartbeat is used in CentOS. Is there a heartbeat package for Ubuntu as well, and if so, how can I install it?
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How to make a bootable CD using imgburn?

What should we give in the "Advanced Bootable Disc" tab?
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Installation of WiFi Epson SX235W, 4in1 printer / scanner, on Ubuntu 12.04, 64 bit?

I got an Epson Stylus SX235W WiFi printer/scanner and ran into some installation problems: I got the printer working on an USB cable. Trying to go wireless, I need the printers IP address, but the ...
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Having trouble trying to convert iso to img for usb install, says “No such file or directory”

Attempting to convert .ISO to .IMG for USB install, here is the line of code: hdiutil convert -format UDRW -o ~/ubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.img ~/ubuntu-13.04-desktop-i386.iso. After trying to execute ...
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Installing Qucs manually displays Qt header errors

rajath@Rajathkumar:~$ cd Downloads rajath@Rajathkumar:~/Downloads$ cd qucs-0.0.16 rajath@Rajathkumar:~/Downloads/qucs-0.0.16$ ./configure checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu checking host ...
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what filesystem should i choose for my HDD?

I am new to linux.few months ago i was using linux in parallel with windows.but it makes my machine pretty slow,so recently i formatted my systemdrive and installed only ubuntu in my machine in one ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a USB stick from live CD session

I'm going by the instructions here: How do I install Ubuntu to a USB key? Everything is ok except I keep getting the error: open /dev/kvm: no such file or directory could not initialize kvm, will ...
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chown: changing ownership of `…': Operation not permitted

I'm trying to install Wordpress using the following installations. However, when I attempt to open the browser to set up Wordpress, I get an error that there is a problem establishing a database ...
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Alternative way to download and install Ubuntu Touch (dual boot) on Nexus 4

Since I have connection issues (I live in China, where nothing will download properly except if provided a mirror inside China), I have downloaded the Clockworkmod Recovery image for mako, the ...
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How to install in EFI mode with Encrypted LVM?

I'm trying to properly install Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS 64-bit PC (AMD64) with the alternate install CD ".iso" on a lenovo Thinkpad X220. Default Hard Disk (with a pre-installed version of Windows 7) has ...
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Installing Ubuntu on extra HDD

I've got three HDDs in my setup, with Win7-64bit running on my main one. Now I'd like to install Ubuntu on a secondary HDD and be able to choose between it and Windows at the boot screen (while ...
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Can the EFI system partition be RAIDed?

I'm setting up a HTPC with Ubuntu 64-bit, using UEFI and RAID with GPT disks. Is it possible for the EFI system partition (partition type 0xEF00) to be part of a RAID1 array using mdadm? I'm hoping ...
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No Android SDK, neither Java found

I have Java installed correctly, I did it by the manual http://www.wikihow.com/Install-Oracle-Java-on-Ubuntu-Linux I also installed Android SDK. However when I try to create a new Project IntelliJ ...
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Rosetta Stone with wine

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and PlayOnLinux 4.0.14 I want to install Rosetta Stone on my system. Everything is working with wine, but Rosetta Stone does not detect the mounted language packages. I ...
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12.04 usb install “boot error”

I downloaded 12.04 64bit, I checked with md5. Seems okay. made bootable usb with usb creater. Now if try to boot up from live usb. I just get "boot error". Nothing else. nothing else. googled ...
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My OS disappeared (WIN7) on Acer Aspire Lap top including BOOT file

Okay, I'm obviously an extream novice with computers no matter what OS! So Whoever responds To my Question must be patient & Take it Easy on me please. (OKAY) this is what happened Misplaced my ...
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E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found

I tried using sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https but it doesn't work for me. sudo apt-get update E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found. sudo apt-get install ...
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Installing Ubuntu 13.04 via the Windows installer

Hello, *If I install Ubuntu 13.04 using the windows installer, will it overwrite my windows?* I am asking this because I like the freedom of Ubuntu, but I want Windows just in case thanks :)
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What BIOS settings must I change on a Compaq dc5750 small form factor to install Ubuntu?

HP Compaq dc5750 small form factor Athlon 64 X2 3800+ 2.0GHz 2GB 160GB On starting the system it displayed this message: If you are running Unix, you need to configure your system using the ...
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how to correctly install apache2, php5, mysql and phpmyadmin

What is the most correct method of installing apache 2 server, php5, mysql and phpMyAdmin? I installed it this week, and I had a lot problems without solutions, so now that I reinstalled Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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how to solve the problem of the installation huawei modem e303c in ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to install huawei modem software. But it is not being installed. It is showing like this: bhaskar@bhaskar:~$ cd Desktop/driver bhaskar@bhaskar:~/Desktop/driver$ sudo ./install old path ...
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Installing scipy in Ubuntu

So whenever I try pip install -U scikit-learn I get: ImportError: libatlas.so.3gf: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I made sure I have atlas-base in my /usr/lib/ dir. ...
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Permission denied error when trying to install with wubi

I run into problem when tried to install Ubuntu 11.04 on Windows 7 using wubi installer . It downloads the image for sometime and ends up with the error that says Permission denied: for more details ...
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Executing .bat file

I have a setup.bat file which install some applications and i want to execute it. This is content of .bat file : @echo off cls Rip_7z.exe x Rip0.7z cls del Rip0.7z cls Rip_7z.exe x Rip1.7z cls del ...
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Install ODBC connector for PostgreSQL on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I try to install the ODBC driver for PostgreSQL on Ubuntu Server 12.04. The purpose is to connect R (which is also running on the Server)to the database. I somehow got stock because I did not find a ...
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Is there a way to hide the Messaging Tray in GNOME Shell?

I find the Messaging Tray (the bottom bar) in GNOME Shell rather inconvenient. I'm looking for a way to disable it. KRSNA 2 ZED seems to have written an extension for doing just that, but I don't know ...
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Some keyboard keys not working since upgrade to 11.10

II.04 was working perfectly on my Acer Aspire 3050 laptop, until I upgraded a couple of days ago. Yesterday, I was unable to type in my password as only about half the keys on kb are working. I ...
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I would like to know if Americas Army 3 can be played on Ubuntu 11.10?

I know that this is not serious question but i would really like to know? Play on linux provides Steam account to install, but can u install AA3? Thx for your answers
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Cannot login using my Administrator account after installing Ubuntu 13.10

I've upgraded from Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 13.10. At the end of installation, a message showed that there are some softwares that can't be installed and they must be manually installed later. When the ...
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How can I recover my old windows 7 after Ubuntu installation?

My OS is/was Windows 7, and I installed Ubuntu to lean a bit about Linux systems. After the installation I booted the computer and found I had no Windows access and I fear I have lost all my Windows ...
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Ubuntu Preseed set Norwegian Keyboard?

It's been a couple of days now that I am trying to make a fully automated unattended installation. I managed to make it work with Ubuntu/Cobbler and a preseed file, but I cannot set the correct ...