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Can't boot after installing Ubuntu 14.04 with disk encryption

I install Ubuntu to one of my hard drives, and selected both "Encrypt the new Ubuntu installation" and "Use LVM with the new Ubuntu installation." After trying to use that drive as my boot device, I ...
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How can I install Hubstaff when I double click it a gedit window will open?

This the file I am supposed to install: Hubstaff-1.2.1-79428cc.sh
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Installing Ubuntu on MacBook Pro

I'm trying to install Ubuntu desktop on my MacBook Pro. I've created the USB installer but it freezes on the Ubuntu installer loading screen: Image At first the dots are blinking, showing that it's ...
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Install linux from Flash [on hold]

So I have the kali linux OS as a disc image on my flash drive. I have an old Windows 7 laptop (An Acer Aspire 5517). How do I wipe the hard drive, and instal Kali as my OS?
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I have installed Ubuntu for desktop but I'm getting this error. Help

I have tried to install Ubuntu on my Laptop ASUS 350 but when I start I'm getting this error and it is not running, can someone help me. It says: Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 is not recognizing Red Hat 6 Enterprise Linux to do Dual Boot

My biggest issue is having Ubuntu recognize RHEL as an Operating System. I initially installed RHEL first and then tried Ubuntu. When installing Ubuntu, I wouldn't get the statement that says, " we ...
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how do i install ubuntu onto a pre made partition?

I am having trouble with the installation of Ubuntu, I have already gone through and made the partitions off my main disk from the Ubuntu installation, but it won't install. It's stuck at the part ...
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How to create bootable ISO from an installed OS?

Say I have two systems A and B. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on system A and need same set of settings in system B, for which I am thinking to make a bootable iso from System A(creating as a ...
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Full concise step by step guide to installing ubuntu [on hold]

full concise step by step guide to installing ubuntu For example like these: Step by step guide to install Ruby on Rails? Step by step guide to install drivers for my NVIDIA® GeForce® GT ...
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How do I install Ubuntu 15 in a specific partition of my already partitioned drive?

So, I have a hard disk of 1TB. Until now, I thought it was actually 2 hard disks (Because of Windows says there is a C: 300gb and a D: 600gb drive). But during Ubuntu installation I noticed it is only ...
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(initramfs) unable to find a live medium containing a live file system

I used Unetbootin to put the iso on a USB drive, tried it on multiple hard drives (same pc) and got this error every time: (initramfs) unable to find a live medium containing a live file system I ...
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Install Ubuntu Mate on Raid 1

I wanna install ubuntu mate desktop 14.04 LTS on Raid 1 - preferably with LVM and Encryption. tha farthest i got so far is. booting live system installing mdadm, creating a raid starting ...
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How and when can we install the official Ubuntu Phone OS on android based phones [duplicate]

We all want to try it! just like the desktop version on any PC hardware.... When for phones?
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Ubuntu won't boot without install CD

I'm having trouble installing Ubuntu on to a laptop that I have. The laptop originally had Windows 7 installed on it but I'd like to completely get rid of that and replace it with Ubuntu. I made an ...
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Installing Ubuntu on my PC

I am trying to install unbutu on my PC. I have Windows 8. I downloaded 14.04.2 and its telling me I need to download an app to open it. Did I download the right one? Which app would I need to open ...
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MAAS image deployment failed!

I'm trying to setup a MAAS infrastructure, but it seems that it is failing for a reason that I can not pin down at the moment. Maybe someone here can help me out. All nodes reach the Ready state ...
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Can't upgrade from 14.04 LTS to 14.10

I was trying to upgrade from ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 14.10 LTS and when I tried to do it via the GUI and from the terminal (apt-get update, apt-get upgrade, sudo do-release-upgrade) I get: Calculating ...
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SSD space used even if formatted

I wanted to reinstall Ubuntu and formatted all my disks but the installer got stuck when creating the primary partition on my ssd. I decided to create the partition manualy with gparted but whilst the ...
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Problem with running fhi-aims testcases

I have ubuntu 14.01 on my system with intel parallel studio composer_xe_2015.3.187 installed. I also build the FHI-aims code (the last outcome I got while building fhi aims was built .. /bin/aims. ...
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Operation System not found after installing Ubuntu 15.04

I had my perfectly working Dell XPS with several ubuntu based distros installed on it (ubuntu 14.04, 15.04 and elementary luna and freya) Then I tried antergos and installed it to one partition. ...
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After intalling Ubuntu it says that it will format loopback 1 and 2 and somethinmg like that [duplicate]

I recently installed ubuntu using wubi. After installation it asked to reebot so i reeboted my computer. Ubuntu starts and says something like format loopback 1 as ext 3 and loopback 2 as ext 4. I ...
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Install Ubuntu on Spare 500 GB Hard Drive

Can I simply put an empty hard drive in a computer that has a failed W7 hard drive and install Ubuntu using an ISO disk? If so, do I need to do any preparation before putting the clean hard drive in ...
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I can't install [duplicate]

So ive download the file like 3 times and out it in an usb and then try to install it from the usb and it says that its not possible because i file with a similar name is store in my computer, I ...
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troubles in installating new applications

I have got a new laptop ,having ubuntu. while configuring ubntu for the first time the installation got interrupted and had to resrtart the whole installation again. Is it the cause for some issue i ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 Server failing PXE install - Generic error

I'm hoping someone can point me to a logfile with more information than the generic error I'm getting. I have a CentOS-based PXE server that hosts many different operating systems available for ...
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how to increase ubuntu's performance(overall)

I have a 1Tb hdd(internal in laptop) which I have divided in 750Gb (windows partition) and 100Gb ubuntu partition , my ubuntu OS is quite dull(over all performance including boot and multitasking) ...
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LiveCD and IBM Thinkpad

I have an IBM Thinkpad (Type 2647) on my bench that is giving me some major issues. The hard drive has been wiped (deleted the old, virus-ridden Windows XP partition from it). Now comes the ...
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New install displays errors and boots into cmd line

I've got an old laptop which has vista on it (which is crap) so I've decided to move to ubuntu. I don't have a CDROM or anything like that to mount the installation files on so I did it through ...
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Install error : Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(2,0)

Install error : Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(2,0) This happened when I choose Install Ubuntu. I use FAT32 formatted USB drive to install. My laptop ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezes before installation

I just installed Windows 8.1 on one partition and wanted to install Ubuntu 15.04 on another one. I burned the latest Ubuntu ISO and after rebooting my laptop, it started loading (I had the logo and ...
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Installation problem in dell inspiron

I have purchased Dell Inspiron 5547. When I turned it on for the first time, it asked whether I want to keep the previous settings. I selected yes and the system configuration started. Now its been ...
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How do I fix the black screen while installing?

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 for amd64 on my computer alongside Windows 7, but every time I try to run the installer, it stops at a black screen. Here's what I've done so far: Burned ...
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Ubuntu server 15.04 blank screen after install

Everything installed fine but when I went to boot the monitor timed out and went to sleep after post finished. Tried adding nomodeset to launch configuration but instead just got a blank screen with ...
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Install ubuntu with the command line

I want to install Ubuntu without using Ubiquity. I want to install it through the command line only. Not looking for Ubuntu Server install. Just help on how I can install it through the command line. ...
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Installing Ubuntu server 14.04.2 LTS 32-bit from CD

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a server that i got. So i burn Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on a CD (It's a pretty old server) but when it boots i get nothing but this "- flashing" I tried two different ...
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My Notebook Wont Pass Motherboard Boot Screen after Ubuntu

I've just installed an Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer. I had an windows 8 installed on it before. Created a new partition for installing the ubuntu through Easus Partition Master (Windows) The Linux ...
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Can you install Ubuntu on a computer without any OS?

Can you install Ubuntu on a disk with no operating system (had Windows Pro and has COA sticker)? HD was wiped for security reasons. (ex corporate computer) Can you reactive the windows and do a ...
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The installer needs to remove operating system files from the install target, but was unable to do so. The install cannot continue

After breaking Ubuntu I decided to reinstall Ubuntu, since I had heard it is quite simple with a live CD/USB, all you need to do is select "Something Else", then not select the "Format Partition" ...
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Dropbox and Update Manager not working after Ubuntu update

I have just updated from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10, everything installed correctly except Dropbox and the Update Manager freezes on launch and no longer looks for new programmes. I have fairly new to ...
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Cannot continue installing ubuntu [duplicate]

Right now I'm installing Ubuntu but I felt that there is no progress in the installation and I think it's not doing anything. I felt that is just freezing. My question is how can I continue the ...
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Hello, I am getting error during Ubuntu installation 14.04 alongside with windows 8 64 bit. What is solution for this?

I am facing problem with installation of Ubuntu alongside Windows 8. I try to install different versions but every time it gives error. Error in executing command The request is not supported. For ...
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Motivations to install Linux/Ubuntu on desktop computer at work [closed]

For bureaucratic purposes, I need to justify the installation of Ubuntu on my desktop computer at work. I needed some libraries and applications that are arguably work related, and are just not ...
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Fsck, e2fsck, command error? [closed]

I try to (Check the System File) but when y write the command "e2fsck" i have received the message like : Can't Read super block how can i skip or change something to make "fsck to work. The system ...
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Dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu on SD card EFI (Chuwi VI10)

I have bought a Chuwi VI10, very cheap chinese computer dual booting Windows 8.1 and Android. It runs InsydeH2O BIOS. I got rid of the Android stuff and decided I wanted to install Ubuntu on the ...
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Error selecting zone when installing ubuntu 14.04.2

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.2 on a pc with this properties: - processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core 4200+ 2200mhz - motherboard: Asus M2N-mx - Ram 2gb - 2 raid's mirroring (80gb ...
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How can i resolve problem with loading system if i have some of this error?

I have installed Ubuntu and everything works well, I have configured VOIP on it, and today he had some problems and when he goes to reboot, I can't restart the system and I have this error: ...
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grub rescue problem [closed]

I am trying to install Debian on my laptop but at the time of partitioning the hard disk I unfortunately deleted all the partitions. Now there is only one partition, so what should I do?
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Can I choose to install more applications at an Ubuntu install [duplicate]

Is it possible to write or modify a script so I can install applications like flash plugin and Google Chrome right when I install Ubuntu? Hope my English isn´t that bad...
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How to boot persisted Ubuntu image?

I am using Ubuntu 14.4 on Live USB, here i have installed and configured my project work. But now i am planning to permanently install the same on my system. Is there a way to install the entire ...
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Windows 8 boot info lost after ubuntu installation

There were some similar questions but I really didn't understand. I'm new to Linux and Ubuntu! I had 4 drives: C: NTFS (For Windows 8) D: EXT4 (For Ubuntu) E: NTFS (Persoanl Storgae) F: NTFS ...