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Problems installing Ubuntu 13.10 on HP Pavilion TouchSmart 14-n019nr Laptop [duplicate]

I wanted to share my experiences with installing Ubuntu 13.10 on the 14-n019nr laptop. I did the straightforward thing first. I created a DVD from the Ubuntu ISO and tried to boot the laptop to ...
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my installer crashed while installing ubuntu on to my laptop

my installer crashed while installing ubuntu on to my laptop, I received a messages saying that I can file a bug report using the integrated bug reporting tool. I attempted to close the window in ...
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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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330 views

Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5392 won't boot install or try Ubuntu [duplicate]

Downloaded 64 bit ISO for 13.10. Whether burned to DVD or on bootable USB it's the same result. The laptop boots to the GRUB try/install/oem/check menu. When try or install is chosen the screen ...
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Should Advent Torino X700 work with Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have previously asked a question asking if ubuntu works on the device ( Ubuntu on Advent Torino X700 ), but no one seems to have tried it, ADVENT will not try it for me, and I have no local shop ...
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67 views

Installation on a wiped computer

I want to install ubuntu to an old Dell Latitude D630 that is completely wiped. It has no operating system on it. How can I install an operating system on it with out switching to ubuntu on my Windows ...
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1answer
284 views

install ubuntu: nothing happens

I have this brand new acer laptop (acer aspire v5-573g-54208g50akk). I started the preinstalled windows 8 and then changed the boot priority to USB. But The screen goes black and nothing happens. ...
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Where are my kernels?

I tried the other day to install Ubuntu on my laptop (HP NX6110), but it gives me a warning message that says 'I do not have the right kernels'. How do I get these kernels? Also I was able to get ...
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213 views

Will Ubuntu work on MSI GE40?

I am going to buy a new laptop and I am thinking about MSI GE40 2OL-276 because of it's power and relatively low weight. But at the same time I am going to use it with Ubuntu. There are not too many ...
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Laptop bricked after installing ubuntu 13.10

Let me explain the situation: I had windows 7 installed on my laptop and I tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 on it(I completely erased the hard drive). After that my laptop can't access the bios or boot ...
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1answer
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Lenovo G580 install fails

I'm trying to get a Lenovo g580 with Windows 7 to dual-boot with Ubuntu 12.04.3. It has UEFI so Wubi didn't work for me. Then I found some advice to install from a liveDVD so I shrank the Windows C: ...
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19 views

Could not install Ubuntu desktop 13 on my Toshiba Satellite [duplicate]

I tried to install Ubuntu desktop 13 on my Toshiba Satellite running on Win7 64 bit on VirtualBox, but the VirtualBox installation failed, saying not compatible with the processor. My laptop has an ...
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1answer
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Legacy Laptop Install

I have an old laptop that runs windows 2000. It has no internet connection, a CD drive (will not read DVD's), and will not boot from USB. Is there a way I can get the full install file onto my USB ...
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1answer
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Can I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a SAMSUNG NP300E5X-S01?

I want to buy a laptop, but I want to use it with Ubuntu! So, Can I install it on the SAMSUNG NP300E5X-S01 ? Thanks ! Specifications Processor : Brand/Family : Intel Core i5-3210M CPU Speed : ...
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1answer
158 views

during dual boot of windows and ubuntu windows does not load

on windows 8 preinstalled laptop(uefi) i tried to dual boot it with ubuntu 13.10 64 bit after installation grub did not appear. then i installed easyBCD on windows 8 then i tried to dual boot ubuntu ...
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remove disks or other media during installation

im trying to install 12.04 on my lenovo T60 via a usb stick. I downloaded the latest iso, loaded it on the usb stick after i formatted it and now im trying to boot from it to start the installer. ...
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Lite Ubuntu or What remove from ubuntu in the first place?

I have Asus Zenbook UX31A (Core i7, SSD) I like Linux (Tiling WM + Gnome 2 or Unity) I like Ubuntu, I use it 5 years. But Ubuntu is Big Monster. In system contains many apps, which I never used ...
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201 views

Unable to install Ubuntu 13.04 along with windows 7 (laptop shutdowns)

I have a Dell laptop on which I have installed Windows 7 . I want to install Ubuntu 13.04 on a separate partition. When I start installation, after some time, my Laptop automatically shutdown and ...
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ThrottleStop for Ubuntu?

I was able to install and dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04 (both x64) just a while ago. As a newbie in Ubuntu, I'm still searching for ways to install my games because I'm planning to make Ubuntu ...
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1answer
176 views

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS install failed. swap partition failed [duplicate]

I recently was lucky enough to get a laptop for free. The only setback is it had no operating system. I burned ubuntu 12.04 LTS to a disk, and when i boot it in the laptop it loads. I tried installing ...
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2answers
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Attempting to install Ubuntu on an HP Touchsmart TM2

When I go into the setup utility I have the options: Main, Security, Diagnostics, System Configuration, Exit This is different from what I've seen online when trying to find a guide. But, in the ...
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1answer
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Installing Xampp on ubuntu 13.04 64-bits [duplicate]

Can any one can help me installing Xampp server from http://www.apachefriends.org/ in to my ubuntu 13.04 64-bit desktop version plzz
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Does UBUNTU 12.10 supports the notebook samsung NC108 P?

I just want to leave Windows for Ubuntu but I don't know if it works on my SAMSUNG NC108 notebook? Best regards.
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1answer
239 views

How can I delete Ubuntu and install windows xp (.exe version) [duplicate]

What my problem is, is that I want to install windows xp on my laptop where ubuntu is installed on, I cannot run the disc because it is an .exe and you can't run that on ubuntu. I tried several things ...
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1answer
139 views

Ubuntu freezes at installation-dialog and at live-boot

i´m quite new to ubuntu/linux, because i prefered using windows, yet. Now i have a older notebook that runs very slow with windows xp and consumples a lot of battery. So i choosed to use a more ...
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1answer
100 views

How/Where do I get Ubuntu Drivers?

I have an Acer Aspire 5745 laptop with all it's stock hardware, when I install Ubuntu 12.04.2 via windows installation it works, except for the drivers. There are no drivers installed, and I have ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu on a Chromebook?

Is it possible to install Ubuntu on a Chromebook? If so, what are the minimum system requirements? Will Ubuntu preform as well on the Chromebook as on a Windows laptop?
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Installed 13.04 clean on a machine that used to run 12.10. No longer boots

64-bit. I was doing fine with 12.10 but I read that 13.04 took care of a few of the more sluggish aspects of 12.10 so I decided to upgrade. The installation package seemed significantly less smooth ...
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1answer
209 views

Ubuntu 12.10 installation hang on console screen : “Output LVDS-1 is running on CRTC 1 using output A”

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 (32 bits) on a (rather old) HP Pavilion zd7010CA laptop. I'm running the install so it replace everything on the laptop. Everything went fine, I passed the various ...
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Why does my Acer 4310 run so slowly with Ubuntu 12.04 when it was lightening fast with Ubuntu 10.?

Since I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer 4310 laptop I have noticed that the system freezes on occasions and the screen showing the program I am running shows a grey colour. I have done a clean ...
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1answer
256 views

Can't install Ubuntu for several reasons

I'm having some issues installing Ubuntu on my Samsung NP-RV520-S02SE Laptop. First off, I'm getting error: failure reading sector somethingsomething when booting the CD and hitting "Install Ubuntu". ...
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2answers
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kubuntu 12.10 amd 64bit and lubuntu 12.10 amd 64 bit not booting through live usb on dell inspiron n5050 laptop

wen i tried to make live usb of lubuntu 12.10 and also of kubuntu 12.10 i come up with same stuff only boot scrren appears and wen selected in live mode kubuntu/lubuntu start screen appears and ...
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During installation, do I need an ethernet cord to connect to the internet?

I have a Dell inspiron 1525 and was wondering if I needed an ethernet cable to connect to the internet during installation of Ubuntu? Or is an ethernet cable required to connect for the first time ...
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0answers
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Black/purple screen after installing and rebooting ubuntu 12.04LTS on a Dell inspiron 1100 series laptop

Please can you help? I tried to revive my old Dell laptop computer by installing Ubuntu 12.04LTS in place of windows XP. After installing and rebooting, the infamous black/purple screen appears. ...
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Ubuntu on an Acer C7 Chromebook?

Has anyone succeeded in installing a plain vanilla Ubuntu (or other Linux distribution) install on the Acer C7 Chromebook? I am aware of the ChrUbuntu project but would prefer a plain vanilla Ubuntu ...
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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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Can't get a desktop Gateway 6020GZ laptop 12.10

I'm trying to install 12.10 in an older laptop from a USB drive. The installation appeared to go fine but I get a splash screen without a desktop. I can bring up a terminal with Ctr+Alt T but no ...
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Have everything installed, edited BIOS settings (might be wrong) and I still get 'Missing operating system'?

Downloaded Ubuntu and transferred it to a usb using Unetbootin for mac. My dell mini 9, when I plug the usb in, comes up with 'missing operating system'. Not sure if I missed a step but it appears I ...
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ASUS X401A ubuntu installation

I tried to install Ubuntu in my laptop ASUSX401A. I removed Windows in the partition table at the installation. All okay up to here, however when I reboot the HD after finish the installation, the HD ...
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1answer
99 views

ProStar gaming laptop, which had Ubuntu 10.10, won't boot past Grub. Thoughts?

At work we have some high-end gaming laptops we use for their dual GPUs. The machines have second generation i7 CPUs, and came with Windows 7. On most of them I installed Ubuntu 10.10, and all was ...
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1answer
401 views

Installing Ubuntu failed on Asus Laptop

I am trying to install Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 on my laptop. It just failed on the entry selection step(to select installation or try it first). However, when I tried it on my desktop computer, the ...
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0answers
241 views

My Laptop Beeps when I try to USB boot install

I tried to boot install Ubuntu using my laptop (without CD Drive) using a USB drive, then it goes to the boot selection menu (the one with the Ubuntu logo installation options). I selected Install ...
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578 views

Planning to buy laptop, want to install Ubuntu on it, any limitations? [closed]

I'm planning to buy a laptop and want to install Ubuntu on it, are there certain hardware types which Ubuntu doesn't work on? I'm really no hardware expert, I assume I won't buy anything from Apple ...
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1answer
420 views

Installation of Ubuntu fails on my Dell latitude D630

I can boot the usb live Ubuntu 12.04, but when I try to launch the installation program from the desktop nothing happen. I don't know how to proceed to check what is going on but I also tried to use ...
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1answer
199 views

Unable to install Ubuntu on Toshiba Sattelite after download interrupted

While trying to replace vista on my laptop with Ubuntu via a boot disk, someone unplugged the computer and the installation was interrupted. I tried shutting down the PC and restarting, but found that ...
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2answers
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Why does installing 11.10 or 12.04 on old laptops fail?

I recently reimaged my Lenovo t400 with Ubuntu. However, after wiping two other systems (Compaq Presario 2100 and Dell Latitude D600) both Ubuntu 11.10 and Ubuntu 12.04 fail to load on boot. I am ...
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4answers
2k views

Is 12.04 compatible with the Dell XPS 14Z laptop?

Thinking of buying above Ultrabook and installing Ubuntu. Anyone done this already?
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1answer
229 views

How to get past black screen with mouse icon while installing on Gateway MX6920?

I have an old Gateway MX6920 laptop that got a virus on its hard drive so I put in a new one from another laptop. When i turn it on it tries to load Windows but fails so I'm going to try to put Ubuntu ...
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2answers
505 views

I can't install Ubuntu on my Dell Latitude d510

I download the iso from Ubuntu.com and burned into a CD-R with the program in the page. The disc work right in my desktop but when i run it in my laptop appears another menu with the options prove ...
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1answer
145 views

Downloading Ubuntu [closed]

Why can't I download Ubuntu? I try to do everything it says to do and it doesn't work! People have given me a decent laptop, but the copy of Windows that is on it is so screwed up that I can't use it. ...