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How to install Ubuntu 12.04 to EEE PC 1225B?

How to install Ubuntu 12.04 to EEE PC 1225B? I tried to install from USB Flash and USB CD - Ubuntu, Xubuntu, Debian, Fedora, Mint. Installation is going well, but after installing the OS will not ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu without formatting partition - what folders are deleted?

When re-installing Ubuntu on a partition where an existing Ubuntu installation already exists, and not choosing to format the partition, the installer shows a warning message before it begins ...
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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 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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Is it possible to install LiveUSB persistent on NTFS or ext4?

Why liveUSB can be installed as persistent only on FAT/FAT32 where max file size is limited to 4GB? Is it possible to choose another files system somehow, for example NTFS or EXT4 for liveUSB ubuntu ...
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I am running unbuntu 12.10 on a IBM lenovo thinkpad r51 (non pae cpu) How do I install 13.04 from live dvd

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a IBM Lenovo Thinkpad R51. It has a non PAE CPU. I Purchased a 13.04 Live DVD. The live dvd will not boot. Is it possible to work around this without jumping through a lot ...
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ffmpeg resize “could not find codec parameters”

I'm a newbee to ubuntu and need your help: (32bit ubuntu 12.10) my command: ffmpeg -i ../output_images/particles%04d.png -r 30 -b 30000k final_movie.avi works for my 800x800 *.png pictures ...
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How to install Virtualbox from command line?

OK, I a am a newbie. For some reasons, I need to install Virtualbox. I see that I can easily install it using the Software Center, but I trust most the "apt-get install blahblah" way, because I find ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a CR-48 Chromebook?

A few weeks ago my chromebook got crazy and its OS got corrupted for an unknown reason. I'd like to instal Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on it using a bootable USB pendrive, but since it is not the usual ...
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Live USB “Check disk for defects” returns defects

I'm trying to use a live USB to dual-boot Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8.1. I made the disk with pendrivelinux (per instructions on the Ubuntu website). It all completed successfully, I checked the ...
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Qt (headers and libraries) not found

I'm trying to install a program and i used the following command: ./configure But, an error occurred: checking for Qt... configure: error: Qt (>= Qt 3.2) (headers and libraries) not found. ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 on a ssd & data on RAID HDD

I'm new so please forgive me if i'm posting against the rules or something like that. I found some topics that are a bit related, but none with raid 10. I'm going to switch from Windows server to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 grub install fails, installing to wrong device

This is getting quite annoying and Google isn't proving to be much of assistance. I've built a new server and it has a total of five devices. /dev/sda - 2TB HDD /dev/sdb - 2TB HDD /dev/sdc - 2TB ...
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Running Binding of Isaac on 64-bit?

This is a re-post of a question I've put here to no avail. I've been using Ubuntu for quite a while now, but my knowledge is limited. Please bear with me! :) This issue revolves around the recent ...
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Error when installing oracle-java7-installer

I'm trying to install Java 7 on my Ubuntu 12.04. But everytime I try, it always shows error like below. This is when I'm trying to upgrade even when the Java 7 is not installed ...
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Fresh install doesn't appear to work

Alrighty so here is the story: Recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 onto my Dell Inspiron 1745 via live USB setup through unetbootin. Live USB works fine, using a 64bit image, able to browse the net, do ...
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invalid command name “bind” - When Installing

I want to install Red Suite 4 (search on Google shows this problem is with installing other apps too) on my 64bit machine. I have installed the prerequisite packages: linux32 and ia32-libs (for ...
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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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Can't access BIOS for USB install

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my second machine now from a USB startup disk. The disk works fine as I used it yesterday to install on another machine. The problem is on this second IBM machine: ...
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How do I get my LifeCam VX-7000 working on Ubuntu 13.10?

My kernel version: 3.11.0-14-generic Kernel Log: kernel: [ 221.693346] usb 2-6: USB disconnect, device number 3 kernel: [ 224.952130] usb 2-6: new high-speed USB device number 4 using ehci-pci ...
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Install Ubuntu onto an external HDD then install that HDD in a computer?

I have a laptop that I set a BIOS password on and have since forgotten. I decided that I want to install Ubuntu onto the computer as the main and only OS but can't boot from a CD or USB drive and I've ...
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How to disable GRUB installation

on my hard drive, I have Archlinux with fully customized GRUB. I want to install Xubuntu 14.04 on other partition. How to disable GRUB installation during Xubuntu installation process?
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How to install 32-bit Brother drivers on 64-bit Ubuntu 13.10 or later?

The prerequisite for installing Brother's official linux drivers includes ia32-libs or lib32stdc++. Running sudo apt-get install ia32-libs on 13.04 and earlier fulfils this. However, ia32-libs was ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a VirtualBox client from an ISO image?

I have the ISO image file (that is, *.iso), and I am trying to boot my VirtualBox installation with this image. Is it possible? I know how to mount my ISO image to my filesystem (on my host machine), ...
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How do I run asciiquarium in out-of-the-box ubuntu?

Asciiquarium is a perl script that requires Term::Animation. What are the appropriate hoops to jump through to get this cpan module into an ubuntu perl install? apt-cache search animation |grep -i ...
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Installing chrome gives an error: “dependency is not satisfiable”

I just installed ubuntu on my laptop, everything works fine, but I'd like to use chrome instead of firefox. I downloaded the .deb file from the chrome website, and when I open it, the install buton ...
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Problem after Installation… “Minimal BASH like line editing is supported. […]” [duplicate]

I installed and then when I go to restart the computer, click on Ubuntu and then we show this: Minimal BASH like line editing is supported. for the first word, TAB lists possible command ...
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Nexus 4 Fails to Boot After Ubuntu Touch Flash

I was running CM 10.2 on my Nexus 4 until I decided to give Ubuntu Touch a try. These are the steps I took. Because I as already running a custom OS, I already has a custom recovery installed (CWM), ...
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Installing ubuntu onto mac mini

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04, 13.04 and 13.10 onto my mac mini using every tutorial I could find using dd or even a program similar to UNetbootin for mac, and nothing seems to be working. ...
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How do I setup freelan in ubuntu?

I cannot find any tutorials online taking me from installation to connecting to the client within Ubuntu. Are there any tutorials I am missing or does anyone know how to setup freelan?
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need to re-install grub2 to /boot pbr (not mbr). Use live cd and the grub-install?

I have dual boot system(Windows XP and Ubuntu 12.04) that was running fine until an auto-update of grub2 this past week-end. I had been using the Windows boot loader to choose the O/S, which allowed ...
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How do I install wunderlist?

Wunderlist is a todo list, and apparently they now have Linux support. How do I install it?
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Can't confirm wine installation on ubuntu12.04

It might be a stupid question, but, is there any way to install Wine on Ubuntu 12.04 without having to accept the EULA? I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed in an virtual machine in VMwar Workstation 9. I ...
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Error: JAVA_HOME is not defined correctly - after maven installation

I installed Java JDK on Ubuntu 12.04 and added Java home to my path at ~/.bashrc: export PATH=/opt/jdk1.7.0_40/jdk1.7.0_40/bin:$PATH This looks a little bit strange but it's really my path. After ...
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Installing 12.04 on a ASUS X71SL

I'm trying to boot a live cd with Ubuntu 12.04 on my ASUS X71SL laptop. I cant boot from USB, so I burned a CD, and changed the boot order everything. After booting the screen goes purple and changes ...
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Creating a file system

I am attempting to learn about Ubuntu by creating a 13.04 SAMBA server. I have installed the basic server on one disk and created a LVG from 2 further disks. I have created a LV using all of the free ...
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How do I install an ASUS USB-AC56 WiFi adapter?

I'm trying to get this ASUS USB-AC56 adapter installed on Ubuntu 12.04, but when I try to extract the Linux file from the cd, it says I don't have the right permissions to extract. I tried downloading ...
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Installed Xubuntu from USB stick now only boots up if USB stick is inserted

quite new to XUbuntu but here goes.. I've got HP Microserver that I am trying to install XUbuntu onto. No dual boot, will be XUbuntu only. So I downloaded the ubuntu ISO and made up a bootable USB ...
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How do I install Alfresco (Enterprise Content Management software)

Give me some steps to install the Alfresco on Ubuntu 10.10. I am new to Ubuntu so please give me some guide to install the Alfesco on Ubuntu system
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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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How to install QUCS (Quite Universal Circuit Software) on ubuntu 13.04?

I am having troubles installing qucs, so this is all i have tried without positive results: It is not avilable software center There is no a debian package ppa:fransschreuder1/qucs is not working ...
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Installing Ubuntu through VMware

I have Windows 7 and I installed VMware 8.0.3 then I installed Virtual Ubuntu 12.04 through VMware, but when I open it I always get this message: VMware is currently being installed on your ...
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Can't see HDD during install 12.04 on Lenovo U310

I try to istall Ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo U310 laptop. The problem is here: GParted see my HDD, all is okay. But when I launch installation - there is no partitions to choice. I think it happens, ...
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Install Code::Blocks in Ubuntu 12.10

I installed Code::Blocks from Muon Software Center (I'm using KDE) and I got Code::Blocks 10.05. I found this link: https://launchpad.net/~pasgui/+archive/ppa/ After adding this PPA, and running ...
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Unable to install gnuplot

I tried installing gnuplot using the command: sudo apt-get install gnuplot and I got the following error Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Cannot Install Ubuntu

I have tried many times to install Ubuntu, each time that I do I get an error stating that, Cannot install into C:\Ubuntu. There is another file or directory with this name. Please remove it before ...
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Silhouette Cameo installation/run help

I'm attempting to install and run the Silhouette studio through Wine. everything goes fine until I crank up the studio- it gets stuck on "initializing..." Has anyone tried/use the Silhouette with ...
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What is the correct way of installing BOINC software?

I've been trying to install the Boinc software (http://boinc.berkeley.edu/), I could do it in Ubuntu 12.04 but it never worked as well as in Windows (couldn't get it on the systray icons, to be a ...
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Error: operating system not found after installing 13.10

So here's the story: I have a Vaio Fit 15E (full spec: SVF15218gb) which has restricted boot enabled by default! I mounted the iso file of Ubuntu 13.10 on a flash drive and tried restarting the ...
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Installing dpkg error “requested operation requires superuser privilege”

Running Ubuntu Version 13.04 and login as administrator and says I need to a superuser to run dpkg, I thought admin was a superuser. What am I doing wrong? avid@david-Dell-DM051:~/Documents$ dpkg -i ...