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Grub rescue after trying a reinstall (parallel boot with Windows 7) [duplicate]

I had Windows 7 one disk. Then I installed ubuntu on a different disk. That went fine. But for various reasons, I wanted to reinstall ubuntu. So I booted my install disk and chose something akin to ...
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Reinstalling Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on dual boot windows 7, and I am trying to reinstall Ubuntu 14.04 instead of 12.04 I made a bootable pendrive with Ubuntu 14.04 and plugged it in but there is no installing ...
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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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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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I want to change from 64 bit Ubuntu 12.10 to 32 bit [closed]

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 ...