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Elementary OS installation problem

I'm running Win10 as main OS, but I decided to install Elementary OS as a second one. But after I click "Try Elementary OS"/"Install Elementary OS" - I can see logo of Elementory OS for some seconds ...
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Installer insists on formatting already formatted file system

I have several existing partitions on different disks with LVM and ext4 file systems. I want to install a new copy of Ubuntu 15.10 without disturbing the content of these partitions. I only want ...
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Problem at start up with Windows 7

I get the option of selecting windows 7 or ubuntu at start up. I select Ubuntu and after a countdown a failed message flashes across the screen.Too quick to catch the exact message as it doesn't stay ...
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HPEnvy 15 x360 Linux Installation problem

I am having trouble installing linux in my laptop. After I select Install or Live try, the screen just goes black and freezes. I tried to boot in legacy mode also, but it doesn't work. Any ...
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dual booting a toshiba satelite L50-C WITH UBUNTU 15.04

Problems dual booting a toshiba satelite L50-C WITH UBUNTU 15.04 and windows 10
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Time sync during setup

I am installing Ubuntu Server 14.04LTS on a network that uses a proxy server to get out to the Internet. During setup, the machine attempts to synchronize time. In the log console, I see: rdate ...
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how install alien

i have ubuntu 14.04 , I will install Alien , if i do : sudo apt-get install alien libaio1 unixodbc vim the resultat is : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Unbuntu on Android Tablet

I have a Samsung Galaxy tab pro 10.1 running Cyanogenmod at the moment. Is it possible to install Ubuntu Touch and have touch screen, wifi, bluetooth, available and working?
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Ubuntu on Windows 10 Tablet

Quadcore Atom 1.33 GHZ/s processor. 2gb Ram. 32gb Flash Storage. Has microsd card and micro hdmi output. Would Ubuntu run with all features of the tablet accessible (touch screen, display output, ...
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Should I reinstall my Ubuntu after upgrading my computer from Intel Celeron to Intel Core 2 Duo?

(I'm asking this because I had to reinstall ubuntu after upgrading my RAM from 2.0 GB to 4.0 GB)
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation stops when copying files

I have the following system config i5 processor, 4gb (2+2) ram, 1gb graphics card, 500gb hard disk. I tried adding another 4gb ram to my system. So I added the newly bought 4gb ram into my pc and ...
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kickstart isolinux/txt.cfg default option not recognized

I am trying to kickstart an Ubuntu 15.10 installation, but the default option at the boot menu is not picked up for some reason. The syntax seems fine, and if I manually chose any of the options, It ...
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unable to install ubuntu 15.10 (boot: gfxboot.c32: not a COM32R image)

I already do install ubuntu 14 and had no problems except the wireless card problem, OS UBUNTU don't know dell wireless 1397 WLAN mini-card. But when I want try install ubuntu 15.10 with the USB ...
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Installing Ubuntu Desktop

I want to install Ubuntu in my laptop. I own a Toshiba Satellite C650. This model is not mentioned in Ubuntu Desktop certified hardware section. Would my laptop still be run Ubuntu along with Windows ...
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Select multiple software packages for Ubuntu Server?

everyone. I just tried installing Ubuntu Server on a vm to try it out. When I got to the software package screen (DNS, mail server, SAMBA, etc), it seemed to only allow me to select one package. Is ...
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Trouble with Ubuntu 14.04.3 install with Windows XP

Burned a DVD with Ubuntu 14.04.3 .ISO. Booted older Dell laptop and was able to start OS from DVD. Decided to install alongside Windows XP. The screen came up showing the recommended HDD space ...
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Cannot install on Windows 10 UEFI

Dell Inspiron 7559, I installed last semester on old laptop & was super easy. Now when I try to select USB to boot from (I formatted USB using Ubuntu .iso as instructed on Ubuntu site, tried both ...
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latest version for IA64

I have HP integrity 2600 servers running with IA64 processors. which version to be downloaded for IA64 processor based server?
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Stateless image of Ubuntu 14.04 to be stored on PXE Server and all the VM's will boot from that PXE Server

I am building a Stateless image for Ubuntu 14.04 which is supposed to be stored at PXE Server and all the PC's will boot from that PXE Server. What the preseed.conf file does? Is this preseed.conf ...
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Acer Laptop with Nvidia GPU and Optimus: Can't get past black screen when trying to install

I've been using lubuntu for years on my laptops to save battery life tremendously, and this is the first time that nomodeset has failed for me, so I searched far and wide for all sorts of different ...
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Ubuntu live USB can't see internal drive on Macbook Air (early 2015)

I created a bootable USB of 15.10 64 bit and booted my Macbook off it ok but when I tried to do an install the only install location was the USB. blkid and lsblk both show only /dev/sda (my USB) and ...
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How do I make a bootable USB drive for Winodws 7 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

Almost all questions I've found here are outdated. I've already tried using UNetbootin and WINusb and neither have worked. When I used UNetbootin, once I booted the computer from the USB, it was stuck ...
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Installation of Gparted on SSD [on hold]

After a successful Kubuntu installation, I am unable to see all the hdd's (OS installed on SSD); and Gparted was suggested to me by someone with infinite patience and toleration of newbie questions. ...
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How to Dual-boot Ubuntu 15.10 with Windows 10 (OLD HARDWARE! NO UEFI) [duplicate]

I have a bootable USB that has Ubuntu 15.10 on it. I used UUI (Universal USB Installer) to do this. Keep in mind that I have a computer built in 2010 that was made to support Windows 7, but I upgraded ...
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while installing ubuntu facing error "root is not defined

I have win 10 installed on my laptop. I am trying to install ubuntu by keeping old win and partitions but facing problem "root is not defined".
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only example.desktop display after installing ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu14.04 from USB driave and found a strange behavior. Everything goes smoothly when installation but after finished the system can only run in low graphics mode and there is only ...
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Detecting file systems - Source ID was not found

I have been trying to install Ubuntu for 2 days now, and I am faced with an issue where, in the 'Detecting file systems...' step, the installer will go Warning: Source ID (some number a) was not ...
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Auto-installing Ubuntu next to Windows on a separate hard drive? [duplicate]

I want to install Kubuntu on a computer which already runs Windows 7. For this purpose, I have installed an additional empty hard drive (the drive containing Windows is fully partitioned and should ...
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a dreaded fsyncing/closing/dev/sda:3 input/output error

Hello and advanced help please.... I am getting this error message when I try to install onto an almost new laptop (about 1 year old but hardly used). fsyncing/closing/dev/sda:3 input/output error ...
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how to reinstall ubuntu as part of dual boot with windows 10

As in this previous question, my Ubuntu has crashed unrepairably, so I must reinstall. Currently I have a dual boot partition with Windows 10 (working fine) and Ubuntu 15.10 (dead). My laptop is a ...
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linux install problem … [ 23.849402] snd_hda CORB reset timeout#1, CORBRP=0

i cant install lubuntu/linux mint in my computer. I have a strange message during install from usb stick. it shows .... [ 23.849402] snd_hda CORB reset timeout#1, CORBRP=0.and shows black screen. i ...
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Log in cycles after password entry after fresh installation

I just installed 14.04 LTS and cannot log in. I enter the password, and it just cycles back to the log in screen. What should I do? This is on an older laptop, and I'm wondering if I should try an ...
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Why does ubuntu seem to be running in safe mode?

New to linux. finally got ubuntu 15.10 installed but after lots of screen flickering and many restarts the desktop only seems to be running in some sort of safe mode.Can anyone suggest how to diagnose ...
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Trouble-shooting a non-booting 14.04 server on a Atom D525

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 server amd64 on a small Atom D525 machine (with 2GB ram). It won't boot, or even bring up the Grub boot loader. I'm not sure what to try next. Here's some more ...
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Ubuntu Desktop on VPS?

I am currently testing out Virtual Private Servers , using the Google Cloud free trial if that makes any difference. I am wondering how to setup a Ubuntu desktop. I have no experience so guides I have ...
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Downloaded ubuntu from this site but it is not an ISO file. How to make it bootable?

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Desktop (64-bit) using bit torrent link given on this site http://www.ubuntu.com/download/alternative-downloads , but when i unzipped it, there was no iso file in it. ...
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Not able to install any linux distro

I messed up with my ubuntu 15.10. I was trying to install gnome-desktop-environment by running the command sudo apt-get install gnome-desktop-environment, but I closed the process in between. After ...
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Can I use rest of the USB with persistent Live USB

I want to use Ubuntu on USB flash memory. I dont want to start "from scratch" everytime I boot Ubuntu from that USB. I decided to make a persistent USB flash. My question is: Can I still use flash ...
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Install Ubuntu over Internet, if installed GRUB

For example, my friend does not boot the computer (problems with OS), he asked me to reinstall it OS, he has GRUB. It would be convenient to install the OS it remotely. Does GRUB installation from the ...
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install ubuntu on a loop device?

I used grub2 to boot ubuntu iso file from my hard disk (without burning it to a dvd or a flash drive) but I don't want to install ubuntu to a partition on my hard disk, instead I want to install it to ...
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Accidental shut down during install with UNetbootin (no disc or USB used); computer won't boot

Tried to install Ubuntu via UNetbootin (no disc or USB) last night on a Lenovo ThinkPad. Got hung up, so I cancelled and restarted, then tried again. Same problem, so I tried another restart, but ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 15.10 on HP ProBook 440

I've seen many question like this in the forum, but no one reporting this specific behavior. I downloaded the iso file ubuntu-15.1-desktop-amd64.iso I checked the file's md5sum and was OK ...
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Grub repair for encrypted disk

I previously had Kubutu (14.04 i think) installed with an cryptoLuks encrypted hard disk. I have been trying to install 15.04 on the same drive. The install went ok with no errors but I wasn't able to ...
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Ubuntu installation does not detect Windows 10

Trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 to laptop that contains Windows 10 OS. Installation does not detect Windows 10. Disc is not dynamic and hibernate is disabled by executing powercfg.exe /hibernate off. ...
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Are there any advantages to install ubuntu in uefi mode? [duplicate]

I intend to install a new ubuntu 14.04 64bit environment. My mainboard has a efi bios. Should i now install ubuntu in uefi mode (including efi partition) or not? The stoarge is a 120gb samsung ssd. ...
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How to pick the right Ubuntu version for ASrock Rack C2750D4I

could you tell me what is the best option for Ubuntu to install on AsRock Rack C2750D4I, as they say in the speck 12.04/12.10 x64 Bit, I've already run to the following conclusions: It must be 64 ...
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Migrating Ubuntu 14.04 from persistent live USB to laptop

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a persistent Live 8GB USB stick. It works fine, I've installed a lot of software and set up a PostgreSQL database as well as a few git repositories. Is it possible to ...
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Ubuntu installing Error ! ~ Error parsing

I've tried to install Ubuntu 15.10 x64 on my new laptop for the first time. I used a usb stick to do that but it fails each time I try. I always get this error once I boot to the usb : [0.034372] ...
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How to install Ubuntu off a USB?

I've tried using Startup Disk Creator, but that at first created me an invalid USB that could not boot, and later on was failing to notice the USB entirely. I tried using unetbootin, but that did not ...
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Repairing broken installation from Live USB without losing data

I recently broke my installation and I've tried in vain to repair it using apt-get and all his friends. Now I'm trying the live USB and I'm not sure how to continue. And I desperately don't want to ...