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Being taken to grub instead of gnu

I have been trying to install Ubuntu as my primary os instead of Windows 10. I want to delete Windows 10 and keep Ubuntu only. Whenever I try to boot from the usb I am being taken to grub4dos instead ...
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Select different country mirror than “locale”

Good day, I'm installing Ubuntu instances in Germany or France datacenters, but with the locale/etc. set for South Africa. Now the (hyper intelligent) Ubuntu installer (contrary to the Debian ...
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Installing gcc 4.3 on ubuntu 15.10

I want gcc 4.3 for my application and I'm using ubuntu 15.10 for same I have removed my current version of gcc i.e. 5.2 now I'm trying to install gcc-4.3, its showing this error: Package gcc-4.3 is ...
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Installing Ubuntu alongside Mint 17.3

I have loaded Ubuntu alongside Mint 17.3 & it will not show up when I reboot. Will it not run alongside Mint Rosa? If not, can I reinstall Ubuntu as side by side with another Linux or just try it ...
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Repacing Windows 10 with Ubuntu on a brand new netbook

I have just bought a Lenovo ideapad 100S with Windows 10 pre-installed. I would like, if possible to remove windows using an official Ubuntu DVD before Windows 10 even starts up. I have managed by ...
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What files shown on Burned ISO Disk

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 onto a Gateway 7310X computer. It does not want to seem to boot from the DVD Drive. Curious though, if I put the Gateway Windows system recovery disk in the drive, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - no GUI during installation

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop computer via a dvd. After selecting "install Ubuntu" from the boot menu my monitors stop receiving a signal and go to sleep. Moving the mouse and ...
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Partitions table erased while installation(400GB data loss)

Just installed the Ubuntu from USB and previously I had window 10. All of my partition are now erased and almost 400gb data I can't find.
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Live Ubuntu USB boots to black screen

I'm trying to boot Ubuntu from a USB stick in order to recover some files from a damaged Windows partition. I burned the image to a USB stick using Win32 Disk Imager, however Ubuntu never finishes ...
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Error in installing Ubuntu (32 bit) Desktop on Virtual Box with Windows 10 Host

I can't install Ubuntu in a VM on a Windows 10 host. This is the error showing each time I attempt an installation of Ubuntu on Virtual Box:
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Exception: tostring() has been removed. Please call tobytes() instead

I try to install reddit on my 12.04 ubuntu server but I get a lot of errors. Here are the first instructions: $ git clone https://github.com/reddit/reddit.git Once this is done, you'll need to ...
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Does Ubuntu 1604 LTS support Intel 2011-3 CPU and the X99 support chips?

The question is fully stated in the title. There have been articles stating that Ubuntu has updated their code to support the 2011-3 CPU. I have not found a statement saying that 1604 is that ...
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what's in “standard system utilities” w/ 16.04 server?

My googlefu has failed me. What packages are part of the "standard system utilities" that is preselected during install? TIA! (-:
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Lubuntu 16.04LTS can't install because of unencrypted swap

I have now been struggling for days trying to install Lubuntu 16.04LTS. I have a 1.5TB drive and a 2TB drive. The 2TB drive fails consistently saying it cannot close the drive. Perhaps there is ...
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Install Kubuntu(16.04) and GRUB to an external drive to create a portable OS

Yesterday I tried to install Kubuntu 16.04 LTS onto an 8GB USB2.0 Stick following this answer. I changed the location for the bootloader to install to sdb(Which indeed was my usb drive). Still kubuntu ...
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is there a way to prevent install

I want my kids to use a USB stick to run ubuntu. I am afraid they will accidentally choose the option to install ubuntu instead of try ubuntu. Is there a USB version without the install option ?
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How to install ubuntu 16.04 from winrar file

I have downloaded ubuntu winrar file and how to install it?
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Installing Ubuntu Server from Desktop ISO

I'm trying out the new Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop and it turns out most things I didn't like about previous releases are now fixed and I'm considering using it for a personal server. However I don't feel ...
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How can I install Windows 7/8 after installing Ubuntu 15.10

I have tried through USB Drive (usb image writer) but it didn't work ( Says like " Please insert any ...). I have done everything right and I have NTFS patition Please Help me, I want to install ...
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How much hard drive space should I allocate to Ubuntu for a 1tb hard drive?

I was given a 1tb hard drive and I want to place ubuntu since I would have to start using it for school and I have 16 GB ram. I want to allocate the entire drive for ubuntu since I don't need the ...
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Cannot install due to “no boot drive defined” error [on hold]

I've been trying to install ubuntu 16.04 for a couple of days I Keep getting the message no boot drive defined. I'm trying to install on an 8GB partition of a 1TB drive. I have four 1TB drives in ...
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Latest Version of Ubuntu Desktop burned to DVD won't start through Windows 10?

I would like to begin programming so I just got a brand new 1TB hard drive to install Ubuntu onto and downloaded the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS disc image which I then burned onto a DVD-R disc. I read on the ...
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Failing GRUB installation and Boot-repair

Here is my earlier issue: Booting issue & Boot-Repair not working Despite of possible hard drive problems I have tried to install Linux Mint to my laptop via USB (Linux Mint because I'm not aware ...
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Ubuntu installer doesn't warn about low boot partition size

I've installed Ubuntu on a system where Windows 10 is already installed. Since I wanted an encrypted partition, I used the "something else" option and set up an encrypted partition and a boot ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Acer Cloudbook 11

First question, all: Based on this thread, I tried installing Kubuntu on an Acer Cloudbook 11: Ubuntu installation on Acer Aspire Cloudbook 11 However, the granularity of the instructions is quite ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu on USB - “Failed to create system file”

Before I start, I am completely new to Ubuntu and the terminal commands used. I only know a few from what I have tried. I have been working on trying to install Ubuntu on a 31GB flash drive, which ...
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Bootable pen drive 16.04 is not able to recognize by my laptop(UEFI)

I am using ubuntu 14.04 in my desktop and now i want to upgrade it to 16.04 so i downloaded ubuntu 16.04 image file and i make my pen drive to bootable by using Startup Disk Creator available in ...
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Setting + System Settings

I have two settings launcher. Inside, some settings overlap, some does not. How to merge both ? Any elegant solution ? Settings System Settings
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Is there a way to download Ubuntu straight from Windows?

For some reason the LiveUSB I got over here seems to be laughing at me and it won't let me install Ubuntu, so is there a way to install it straight from Windows to an external hard drive?
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Noob needs help with fresh install of Ubuntu

To be as brief as possible: We have an old Dell Inspiron 8600 laptop that had an OS/hard drive crash a year or so ago. Destroyed the hard drive and was going to send the laptop off for recycling but ...
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Could not find suitable distribution for Requirement.parse('l2cs>=2.0.2')

I get an error on Ubuntu 14.04 Searching for l2cs>=2.0.2 Reading https://pypi.python.org/simple/l2cs/ No local packages or download links found for l2cs>=2.0.2 error: Could not find suitable ...
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Crash when trying to install Ubuntu

I'm new to Linux and trying to set up a dual boot Ubuntu / Windows 10 system on a new Dell xps x8900. Each time I get midway through the boot-up process before I can even install, the system crashes ...
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Dual-boot - grub failed to install

i am trying to dual boot windows 10 and ubuntu. I already have win 10 installed in non uefi mode and i am trying to install ubuntu (also non uefi) on the same SSD. I do have Secure boot disabled. I ...
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how to install ubuntu on a virtual machine?

I'm unable to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Server or Desktop) on a Xen server, as HVM virtual machine (not PV, I need HVM). I used an installating CD and everything worked as expected, but once the ...
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Ubuntu won't startup after autoremove

I installed Ubuntu on my Toshiba PC 4 days ago. I have a wireless mouse and a keyboard that were not working so I ran this command in the terminal: sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-input-all Then ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 16.04 or any linux distro

So I recently rebuilt my desktop because the older parts were just slowing down my gaming. But now, I can't install ANY distro of linux on my system. I burn my ISOs in DD, and the live USB is ...
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Is the 16.04 iso file corrupt? 4/28/16 its not working for me

4/27/16 and 4/28/16 I've downloaded 16.04 Iso direct and by torrent. I wrote it to usb using Universal USB Installer 1.9.6.4 which I have used countless times to write USB ISO files for trying out ...
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Ubuntu does not reconize other Distro's on my Computor

strong text I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 along side of Mint 17.3. Gparted Say's there is no other operating system on my Machine? What do I do now? Thank you.
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I installed Lubuntu 32 bit on 64 bit system. How should I go about upgrading to 64 bit?

I already downloaded the 64bit iso. I just don't know what's gonna happen, is it gonna make a third partition on my disk drive (currently have 2, one Windows one Lubuntu)? Do I have to delete the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS unrecognized hard drive — not enough disk space to install

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a partitioned windows 10 laptop (Dell XPS 13 9350, 250 GB SSD, intel i5-6200u @ 2.30GHz CPU, 8 GB of ram). I've livebooted it without issue from a USB, ...
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Impossible to install Ubuntu from USB device

I have created a live usb device with Unetbootin in order to install(tried with 15.10 and 16 LTS) ubuntu on a laptop. But when I start up the laptop and choose to boot on USB, I am getting a "BOOT ...
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Repair botched installation of Ubuntu?

I downloaded Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from the official website, saved the iso on a flashdrive, and made it bootable with Universal USB Installer. I tried to install it on an HP Compaq dc7600 running Windows ...
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what is /root/.c9?

in removed c9-installer by doing apt-get remove --purge c9-core-installer -y && apt-get autoremove I got this warning dpkg: warning: while removing c9-core-installer, directory ...
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Asus N752V Ubuntu iwlwifi issues during installation

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my new laptop, but right in the beginning of the installation stops with the following error: wilwifi 0000:02:00.0: unsupported splx structure Does anyone know ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS install crashes after selecting language

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on the same machine (and same HDD) and I wanted clean install of Ubuntu 16.04 (still on the same HDD) because my 14.04 is a bit of a mess. I have ...
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Can't Install Ubuntu | Core Temperature above Threshold

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my old desktop system with core 2 duo and 1gb ram from a flashdrive. This is the error am encountering from boot [1.178355] CPU0: COre temperature above threshold, ...
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Is there a limit to the number of characters in a computer's device name?

I tried to install ubuntu 16.04 on a Lenovo ThinkStation E30 with a brand new hard drive two times, and both times everything appeared to go smoothly, but when I tried to boot into the new drive, the ...
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Installing Ubuntu without losing files

Windows 7 is running on my PC. Is there a way I can clean install Ubuntu with the same partition without losing files.
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Lubuntu keeps on installing as if it is in a loop

Why does Lubuntu keep on installing? Goes into a loop. Gets to the point where is says you must reboot now. I click the reboot button and lo and behold, it starts installing again. What must I do? I ...
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How to close UEFI boot warning window during installation of Ubuntu?

During fresh installation of Ubuntu 16.04, I enabled UEFI boot in BIOS. After selecting where to install Ubuntu, I got warning that enabling UEFI boot window can produce some problems with other ...