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Reinstall Windows Vista [on hold]

I downloaded Ubuntu 13.10 so that I could remove the administrator password on my laptop since I forgot it. I was in "try Ubuntu" mode while trying to recover/reset the password, but I kept running ...
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I had Ubuntu before [duplicate]

When I brought my laptop it had an Ubuntu. Then my friend suggested me to format it to windows. Now I want to return Ubuntu to my laptop. So, I have a question: Can I return it back or not. And If not ...
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problems after reinstalling and repartitioning, ubuntu not running

I had installed Ubuntu on my 32gb SSD and everything was fine until I figured I should try to use my 500gb HDD for something. So I ran Ubuntu from my usb, went on the installation guide, repartitioned ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu 13.10

I want to reinstall Ubuntu 13.10. After some adjustments, I eliminated some libraries left in black screen after login. So I decided to reinstall the operating system from a live CD. Will the data I ...
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Installing Project Sputnik Again

I've purchased a Dell xps 13 with project Sputnik Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed. I downloaded the ISO from http://hwe.ubuntu.com/uds-q/dellxps/ and for my own reasons I want to reinstall it. I made a ...
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Mathematica 9 error on Ubuntu 12.04

After installing mathematica 9 on ubuntu 12.04, generates following error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/test", line 8, in <module> call([command,parameter]) File ...
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why nothing happens when booting through usb?

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 in my laptop. I was playing around with installing apps and softwares. Now i know what i want in my laptop and wanted to start with a clean ubuntu 13.10. I created ...
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Files lost after Reinstalling Ubuntu 13.10

I had problmes with 13.10, and i reinstalled it with option "All documents, data, sofware will be saved". But after reinstalling i saw that some apps are lost (Chromium, Chrome, Dropbox, Apache, ...
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Lubuntu 13.04, kernel still 3.8.0-32-generic

My question is very similar to Ubuntu 13.10, kernel still 3.8.0-31-generic. Recently was updating to Saucy and the ethernet cable got unplugged. So I decided to run Software Update again, to ...
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Possible to Install Lubuntu 12.04 over an existing dual boot Ubuntu 13.04?

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on an AMD 64-bit HP Slimline machine(1 GB of RAM expanded to 2GB) that is about 5-7 years old, and I believe/realized that it would probably work/perform better if I ...
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Cannot establish new WiFi connections with security enabled

At some point, my Ubuntu 12.04 refused to connect to new networks using any kind of security. I could connect to the WiFi networks already known, but I could not connect to new networks with e.g. WPA2 ...
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How to restore “normal” users after reinstalling ubuntu 12.04

I've reinstalled the ubuntu 12.04 but I save home directory. After reinstallation my (admin) account is OK. For others users I created new accounts with same username and passwords. But users cannot ...
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Change libcups to repository version

I upgraded my libcups package to 1.6 in hopes to fix something but I just buggered things up more. So I want to reinstall it to the version on the repository (1.5.3 I think). I've tried to do a ...
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I want to change from 64 bit Ubuntu 12.10 to 32 bit

I had installed Ubuntu 12.10 amd64 Desktop on my laptop, but I realized my laptop's hardware is not meant for 64 bit Ubuntu. (I also have Windows 7 installed in another partion) Is there any way to ...
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Trying to repare Ubuntu 13.04, because I broke it :D

I was running 13.04 and playing with networking when it all went wrong. No response to my questions, so all I can think of doing is go back to Windows, download 13.04 image and reinstall over the top ...
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How can I check if all basic system software is correctly installed?

How can I check if all basic system software is correctly installed? While upgrading to 13.04 Ubuntu asked about uninstalling many programs. I did accept them. Ubuntu is working, but some entries are ...
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How to uninstall Intel Linux Graphics Installer and revert to default drivers

Recently Intel released their opensource driver tool (https://01.org/linuxgraphics/downloads/2013/intel-linux-graphics-installer) which auto-selects the right drivers for your intel chipset (in my ...