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Offline upgrade from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 using the installation disk

I'm currently in the process of writing an upgrade guide for the French-speaking community, and I'm having some problems doing an offline upgrade. What I'm trying to do is to upgrade an Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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Will Ubuntu work if I install it offline?

I´m going to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop, and I don’t have internet at home. I know that I can install it without internet, but , does it work?
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Install .deb on from CD-ROM while offline with default applications only

I have an application with a .deb package to install it. If the user is online, everything works fine. However, I need to support installing on offline computers from a CD-ROM, and I can only assume ...
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Google-Calendar offline?

How can I have my google-calendars availabe offline on my PC as well? I have been using dropbox to sync my calendars in ics-format between different PC's instead of using google calendar. The ...
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11.10 vs 12.04 Which should I choose for stability? [closed]

Is 12.04 less stable, or is it about the same? I am considering upgrading my 11.04 install, this is an offline install that is not connected to the internet.
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Translator offline for Ubuntu and free dictionaries, which of them?

I'm looking for a offline translator for Ubuntu 12.04. I like GoldenDict, but I can't find dictionaries. I have looked for them on Google a lot but I can't find anything. I know about babylon ...
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How to install gnome shell extensions offline?

I know how to go to the https://extensions.gnome.org/ website and download gnome-shell extensions, but now I need to install some extensions available there on a computer without any internet access ...
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How can I upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 offline?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on my computer and I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04. I do not have internet at home, so I need to do the upgrade offline. On openSUSE there a way to make the upgrade offline ...
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Howto use apt-cacher-ng only when available?

I'm using apt-cacher-ng at my local network with the following configuration on the clients: Acquire::http { Proxy "http://acng-host:3142"; }; Some of the clients are laptops, so how do I configure ...
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How can I browse Ubuntu Wiki offline?

I am accustomed to offline wiki browsing. I thought it would be great if I can read Ubuntu wiki in the same way. Is there anyway I can read Ubuntu Wiki offline? Help will be much appreciated if I ...
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Gmail offline on Firefox 4.0.1: “Offline Mail is not supported by your browser”

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 and its default browser Firefox 4.0.1. A pretty standard configuration, so I am surprised that Gmail offline cannot be configured and tells me: Offline Mail is not ...
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How do we install Unity-2D and dependencies offline?

We have installed 11.04 32-bit on an old machine that has no internet connection and with a graphics card that is not suitable for running Compiz or Unity. Still, we would like to run Unity-2D on this ...
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How can I install Wine without Internet?

I don’t have Internet, and I use Internet through a USB modem device which is supported in only Windows, so I tried to install Wine to run that software, and I downloaded Wine but it says dependency ...
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Is there a way on ubuntu to keep offline files like in windows?

In windows there is a option when you browse network folders that copies selected files to local disk. Then you can work with those files, create, modify, delete and when you are in the same network ...
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Where are thunderbird messages saved while offline?

Yesterday I wrote an email while offline and, since it was not ready I chose the "save" option instead of "send later". My account is a gmail account and now that I'm connected, I can't find the ...
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steam fatal error "steam needs to be online to update, but was set to offline movies.

I tried re-installing it but it simply kept giving me this error in a little window it also gives me an identical error some 3 seconds later without any new provocation.
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Getting .deb package dependencies for an offline Ubuntu computer through Windows

Basically I want to "batch" download a .deb file and all its dependencies at once on a Windows 7 machine (of which I do not have admin access, it is a public computer.) I've seen plenty of Ubuntu ...
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How can I install 'Adobe Flash Player' offline?

My friend has a computer with Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit, but he has no internet connection. He'd like to install the Adobe Flash Player on his computer. How to do that?
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How can I download archive of ubuntu community documentation so that i can use it offline?

How can I download archive of ubuntu community documentation so that i can use it offline?
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How can I cache specific web pages for offline viewing?

I occassionally need to work offline by accident or design. I'd like to maintain a flexible list of web pages that I can cache for easy offline access. Notes: I'd like to simulate online browsing ...
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How to download kde or gnome from synaptic for offline installation

I know how to install GNOME 3 and KDE using apt-get. But i want to know how to, only download, from synaptic package manager, these shells. When i search for kubuntu-desktop in synaptic then the ...
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Can I reinstall and keep updates and software from my wubi installation?

I already have Ubuntu 11.10 which I installed it using 'wubi'. Now I noticed that this kind of installation have some limitation like I can't hibernate and etc. Now I want to reinstall my Ubuntu ...
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how to install ruby offline?

I am trying to install ruby on a server which does not have connection to internet. I have copied ruby-1.9.2-p180.tar into ~/.rvm/archives. I tried to run rvm install ruby-1.9.2-p180 after that, but ...
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How do I install non-free drivers and codecs without an Internet connection?

I have installed ubuntu 10.10 on my pc. I dont have internet connection. Now i haven't installed third party software like for music, video, graphics, display. So how do i do that? Please help me.
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Taking The Cores Offline

I have Intel® Core™ i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz × 8 process which has 4 physical cores and 4 logical cores. Most of the time i been on AskUbuntu, Watching videos, Basically no processor hungry ...
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How to create package download script with correct dependencies?

In Synaptic it's possible to select a bunch of packages for installation (or reinstallation), then just click File → Generate package download script to get a set of commands to download the ...
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What checks should be used when installling non-repository or offline software?

Case 1) Let's say some software isn't available in the repositories and you have to download it from a website and install it. Case 2) You have downloaded a DRM free paid software but can no longer ...
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install Electum (BTC) on offline live USB

I would like to install the bitcoin client Electrum on an offline live USB drive. This would help to create and restore wallets most securely. The install instructions are as follows: Install ...
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Installing Ubuntu software offline [duplicate]

I have a rather unusual problem: I need to be able to download Ubuntu software on an online machine, burn it on a disk, and install it on an offline machine. The software download needs to include all ...
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How can I preseed package installation without a network connection?

I am working to create an unattended offline installation of the Ubuntu Server 12.04. I have everything preseeded so far, but I still can't figure out how to install other packages without requiring ...
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12.04 can't connect to wired network/ crashes

I've tried the server and desktop version of 12.04 and I get the same issues: Entire system crashes while trying to install updates Loses ability to connect to network (usually after a crash) I ...
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Ubuntu: Where to download ubuntu repository [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software offline? I have installed the ubuntu 11.10 on my PC but unfortunately my internet connection is not working there now i was wondering if i ...
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How to install programs on other Ubuntu machines without using the Internet

I have several computers running Ubuntu. I also have a slow Internet connection. If I install programs using apt-get, does that put installation files somewhere which I can access, so that I can use ...
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Installing software on an offline Ubuntu server

Assuming that I have a server with Ubuntu server newly installed on it. I was thinking of installing the very same version on Virtual Box (Or any other virtualization software), connect it to the ...
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Is that possible to install language pack offlinely? [duplicate]

I have a laptop, and I want to install Indonesian language pack. Unfortunately, there is no Internet connection. Can I install language packs offline (assuming I can download files in another ...
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What is the most used reference management software? [closed]

I'm deciding what reference management software install to a friend that just begin to used Linux and have needs about reference management, I'm a little lost due to all the options available so I ...
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Using previously downloaded debian packages for upgrading to Ubuntu 13.04

Before upgrading to Ubuntu 13.04 I downloaded most of required .deb packages separately. Now I have a folder with a lot of .deb packages needed for upgrade. How can I upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 using ...
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Can I use Kubuntu Live CD to install kubuntu-desktop package on a Ubuntu installation?

I have got Ubuntu and Kubuntu live CD ISO. I installed Ubuntu on My Machine. But I want to install kubuntu-desktop package to try KDE. But this is a huge Internet download, which I do not afford. Can ...
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a catch-22 situation with apt-offline

I am installing ubuntu 12.04 onto a HP 1U rack server that is in a lab with no internet connection. I need to install PHP, Nginx and other packages so that I can run my web app on it that will serve ...
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Can't discover Wifi Network on my MACbook Air upon first reboot after installation

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Macbook Air 2008. Installation went smoothly and I even managed to install other programs, and to navigate on the internet. After the first reboot I got a ...
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Info on installing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software or packages without Internet (offline)? I was thinking of installing Ubuntu on one of my computers for a test run to see how I like it, but ...
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Can Ubuntu One Music Store be used offline?

I have a Zune HD and want to be able to listen to music without an internet connection. Would this be possible? Could I download the music to my computer and then put it on my Zune for the 3.99$ or ...
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How to download Stanford Open Classroom videos?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 & want to download Stanford Open Classroom videos..basically for offline viewing, Ex: http://openclassroom.stanford.edu/MainFolder/CoursePage.php?course=WebApplications ...
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Ubuntu One - Offline Sync Music on Android

What is the easiest/best way to make files available off line (offline cache) - I am on Android 2.3 on HTC Desire.. I have an option saying save to phone but all that happens when I select songs and ...
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How to install/upgrade Chromium offline?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, in which I also use Chromium browser. Now, I always install/upgrade files on Ubuntu in offline mode. Though, I never had any problem with any application ever, I never ...
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Mirror a XUBUNTU repo from a MAC

Is there some solution to mirror a the XUBUNTU official repositories from a MAC computer? I need it to copy the whole repo to an external hardrive and configure the repo locally to install softwares ...
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Optimal Ways of Installing and Maintaining Ubuntu Installations while off line (Starting with DVDs)?

Please let me begin by saying that I live on a sailboat and if ever I do have a decent internet connection, I do not have it often or for very long. I do much of my computing offline (which is why I ...
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How to do an offline Upgrade from Quantal (12.04) to Saucy (13.10)

Back when 12.10 was released, the Alternative CDs were dropped. Without those it seems that is is not possible to upgrade from one version of Kubuntu to a newer version unless you have a direct ...
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From where I can backup gmail offline chrome app data for migrating to another ubuntu

I have gmail offline app installed in Chrome. It has all my mail messages and attachments sync (offline stored) to my computer. Now I want to take backup of gmail-offline app data, As to use later on ...
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Wubi won't use my 64 bit desktop iso

I downloaded ubuntu-12.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso and wubi.exe from http://releases.ubuntu.com/precise/. I saved both the iso and wubi in the same folder. However, when I try to install Ubuntu wubi starts ...