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Regarding usb installation on usb drive

I have installed ubantu 14.04 on my 16 gb usb drive.When i connect it to my laptop it boot properly and i can use,update and install any package on usb drive.But when i connect to other computer it ...
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Display does not recognize signal

I just added a new hard drive to my Dell SPX machine because I knew there was no important data. So after installing the hard drive, I did a complete installation from scratch using CD. During ...
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Why I can't download and update my programms? [duplicate]

When I want update or install programs on ubuntu 15.04. Terminal writes that "Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead." How to fix it?
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Ubuntu 16.04 Installer Crashes Shortly After Partitioning Disk

I am trying to dual-boot Windows 10 Home and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a Lenovo G50-70 laptop. The computer used to have Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed as a dual-boot with EFI. I want to do a ...
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Got a Dell D620 with no OS, would like to use USB to get Ubuntu on it. Where do I start? [duplicate]

I Just bought a Dell D620 on the cheap and it comes without an OS. Initially I figured I could just download Ubuntu on a USB, plug it in, and boot up Ubuntu, obviously there is more to it. Where do I ...
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Ignoring BGRT: invalid status 0 (expected 1) when installing ubuntu

i'm trying to install Lubuntu on a toshiba sattelite C855D,(right now, it's running windows 8), but as soon as i choose to install the os, i'm greeted by the BGRT message. And that's it. All i can do, ...
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I am trying to create a partition to have two systems ubuntu and windows

The problem is when I head from the installtion to something else and trying to create a partition I see 2 dev/mapper/ubuntu-vg-root One of them with type : ext4 which has space: 740630 mB Used: ...
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Ubuntu live USB installing on Macbook pro 8.2

I have been having issues for the past 2 days trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 on my 2011 Macbook pro 15 inch (no dualboot with OSX). I wanted to turn it as a Linux only machine. Long story short, I ...
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How to create Win7 bootable usb from within Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I know this has been asked before but the majority of the answers given seem to be a bit out of date. I've tried the gnome disk utility, after reading somewhere in here that it might be as simple as ...
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Boot Manager missing HELP!

Trying to try out ubuntu 16.04. I'm not trying to dual boot. I'm trying to install it on another hard drive. I have the iso file copied onto a DVD drive. When I go to boot from my dvd drive the grub ...
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I keep getting the error message in XP unable to download required package. Check internet connection [on hold]

On certain items I download it won't complete. I keep getting this error message I keep getting the error message in XP unable to download required package. Check internet connection
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download 32bit version of ubuntu

I have been trying to download Ubuntu 14.04 32bit version and I can not figure it out I've tried using the torrent. but it does not download the entire os. could someone explain how to get this ...
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trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 server - unresponsive keyboard during language selection

I'm trying to install the version above. The keyboard works fine up to the screen where I can select Install Ubuntu server. There are other options in this screen as well like Repair a broken setup. I ...
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Lubuntu 16.04 LTS installation; shows block message

After installing Lubuntu, when I start my computer it's showing this message: /dev/sda1: clean, 122664/4890624 files, 1022212/19537408 blocks What to do now? ps: I use an old laptop (Dell: ...
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Downgrading to Ubuntu 14.04: grub-efi-amd64-signed package failed to install into /target/

I had originally installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a brand new machine but after realizing that nVidia CUDA toolkit is not yet available I decided to downgrade to the previous LTS release. I did this by ...
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Installing Kobo Desktop

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04, and would like to install Kobo Desktop. I've tried using How can I install Kobo Desktop on Ubuntu? but it is not working. I've looked on the internet, but can't seem to find ...
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Reinstall Ubuntu option is disabled

I have a Ubuntu and Windows on my machine and I have to reinstall Ubuntu without losing any of my data, /home folder, but reinstall ubuntu option is grayed out for some reason. What should I do in ...
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cannot install ubuntu server 16.04 on a large drive

Since my previous hard drive has crashed I want to do a new install of Ubuntu server 16.04 on a brand new large 3 TB hard drive. The drive is detected by the computer and mounts perfectly in a version ...
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error while installing ntp

I am trying to install ntp with sudo apt-get install ntp but I am getting E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code(1)
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Machine Check Error occurs when installing Ubuntu (include image of log)

Here is the image for the logs: Image here. The installation process hung at this point. The Kernel panic message was not displayed. The MCEs (at bottom of image) occurred soon after I selected "...
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installation Ubuntu 16 “no root file system defined”

I'm installing ubuntu 16.04 next to Windows 10. I've put Ubuntu on a 64 GB usb drive and rufus. Once I boot from the USB and try to install ubuntu I first get the language options, next I get to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 desktop won't start after preseed automated installation

My ubuntu xenial doesn't want to start. Here what I see right after the BIOS: All preseed that I have tried: From help ubuntu I've tried to install with those preseeds with some different intel ...
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Installing Linux on Hardware Raid 0

I have an msi gs70 stealth pro, with two ssd's configured in hardware raid 0 as well as a hdd. I've always installed linux (dual boot with windows) on the hdd, to avoid raid complications, but after ...
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Why won't my windows 10 computer boot Ubuntu 16.04 from a usb?

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 onto my laptop, which doesn't have a disc drive, so I tried to boot from a live USB. I have followed several tutorials, used various different programs to burn the ...
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Ubuntu freezes and will not complete the install. Don't know what I am doing wrong

Computer info: Windows Vista Home Premium SP2 Acer Extensa 5630 Dual CPU T3200 @ 2GHZ Memory 3GB 32 bit Ubuntu: Ubuntu Label: Ubuntu Suite: trusty Version: 14.04 Codename: trusty Date: Thu, 08 May ...
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Can I install Kubuntu on a system having Lubuntu without affecting my files?

Sorry guys if the questions sounds a bit premitive. But i am very new to Ubuntu plus I dont have hat much knowledge about all these things related to computer. Laptop: Dell Inspirion N5010 OS : ...
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Install custom Ubuntu iso from network card

I have a few customized Ubuntu ISOs (based in Ubuntu 12.04) that I need to install in a SBC embedded in an enclosure. Until now, I have to open the enclosure, connect a screen, keyboard and a USB ...
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Error when installing Ubuntu 16.04

While installing Ubuntu this error message is shown. It says: "Unable to find the medium containing the live file system". How can this problem be solved?
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My labtop dose not recognize the usb bootable flash to install Ubuntu 15.10 amd64

I have an 'Eee PC Asus' and I want to install Ubuntu. I changed the BIOS setting to boot from removable disk, made different software to create boot-able USB (USB works on other laptop) but it does ...
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Ubunutu 12.04(precise pangolin)

Hello everyone can i get Ubuntu 12.04 ('precise pangolin')? I searched on google , link is there, but it couldn't download. If any has this Ubuntu please send me link or file.
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16.04 Installer crashes on new Ultrabook

I recently got a Asus Zenbook UX303B (or "303UB"). I installed Mint at first, but decided to migrate to Ubuntu after problems with the screen, the touchpad, and the touchscreen. On Ubuntu Live USB, ...
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ubuntu 16.04 installation problems

i followed step-by-step on ubuntu website to created both a DVD and a usb to install 16.04 on my Lenovo T61 (2GB RAM, 100GB HD). Tried 3 times to boot with the usb, could not boot from usb, seems ...
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error unknown filesystem. grub rescue issue on booting ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 on my WD my passport 1 tb external hdd on a 150 GB partition newly created. I have used live USB for it. When I boot the computer using external hdd it gives unknown ...
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Installation trouble while trying to boot from DVD

I'm trying to replace Windows Vista on a Toshiba laptop (32-bit), with Ubuntu, I have done this multiple times with other machines, but this one is not responding to the DVD I created (changed the ...
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Can't install Ubuntu to Dual boot with Windows 10

I bought a new computer and have been trying to install ubuntu 16.04 onto it alongside windows 10. I have used unetbootin to create a bootable drive and followed this guide to installing ubuntu on my ...
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PC crashed. Can I install Ubuntu onto my PC via my Android smartphone?

As the title states, my computer went all blah on me and I'm trying to fix it. I had Windows 7 and Ubuntu installed prior but now both are not wanting to start. Is it possible to download Ubuntu onto ...
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Ubuntu wont dual-boot on a mac

Im using a VIN, iMac (21.5-inch Mid 2010) and trying to dual-boot ubuntu on it. Whenever I put the .iso file onto a flashdrive with unetbootin, then restart my mac, hold alt, and click on the orange ...
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Which version of Ubuntu can I use on an iBook G4?

I have a very old iBook G4 with a CPU speed of 1.33GHz and 256 MB memory. It has a tiny little harddrive of 150GB partitioned into a 60GB and a 90GB at the moment. I want to replace the Mac OS on ...
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will it work with no drivers?

So my question is will Ubuntu Install when your computer has no drivers what so ever? my friend didn't know what he was doing and completely formatted his hard drives so lost every thing so were ...
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How can I encrypt all my internal drives on install and mount them at start?

I have more than one physical hard drive in my computer and I want to encrypt them all on a new installation of 16.04, so that no data can be read from outside the operating system. However, it is ...
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Cannot find hard disk after installing Ubuntu

I had Windows 10 installed on my PC then I created a new volume from C drive and then installed Ubuntu from live environment. It said installations successful and everything OK. But after restart no ...
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Black Screen after fresh install of ubuntu 16.04

After fresh install for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and after typing some commands as: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Than I changed the additional driver to nvidia priority and tested it, I ...
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problem at the time of installing the oracle

when i was installing the oracle i got the an problem Configure Oracle using the command: sudo /etc/init.d/oracle-xe configure this command is not working Port 1521 appears to be in use by ...
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Which Ubuntu is best for me? [duplicate]

I'm looking to learn to code in C and would like your opinion on what would be the best operating system for a laptop. I have an older 'Dell' laptop, which is very slow, but I've seen reviews that ...
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formatting/partitioning: Ubuntu installer vs GParted vs gnome-disks utility

Ready to format/partition a 120GB SSD that has been securely erased by use of hdparm and install Ubuntu Studio 16.04 (currently running from a live USB). Should this be done via the Ubuntu installer ...
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OS X Ubuntu is missing after installation + Refind don't work [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu via USB on my mac, everything seems to be OK. After installation completed, I restarted and it boots on OS X automatically. I thought that will be a no problem, because I would ...
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Computer Shut Off during upgrade to 15.1

My computer shut off during the update. Currently I can boot into the grub menu and if I boot into recovery mode I'll get stuck and a login that looks like a cmd line, I am unable to type at this ...
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Install ubuntu on MacBook Pro 9.2 [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my Macbook pro 9.2 with OSX Yosemite 10.10.2. I have been running around and I can just not figure it out. Can someone please give me a tutorial or explain how I can ...