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Too many Primary partitions (MBR) after installing Ubuntu

I am using a Sony (sve15118fnb) laptop. Recently I installed windows 10 and decided to dual boot it with Ubuntu. The disk uses MBR partition table, so the maximum number of primary partitions allowed ...
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network build 14.04 and 16.04 fails

Am I being stupid? I have tried several versions of the CD iso to build an old machine with Ubuntu. In every case I get as far as partman-auto and the network build says it is either missing or faulty ...
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Where can I find a program to help me install Ubuntu from a usb drive? [duplicate]

Where is the Link to the program to make a live USB to install Ubuntu, USB boost or something like that?
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How to get past Welcome (language) screen when automating install?

I have a working PXE boot, and can successfully install the 16.04 Desktop via PXE and NFS. Now I'm trying to automate the PXE install, and I can't get past the installation's "Welcome" screen that ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 10

Windows 10 is installed on my computer and I am trying to dual-boot it with Ubuntu 16.04. I have two partitions with plenty of free space. In the installation menu of Ubuntu 16.04, "install ubuntu ...
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Installing Ubuntu on external USB drive

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on an external Toshiba 3.0 2TB hard drive, but after the install my computer will not boot to the hard drive. The computer doesn't even recognize the hard drive ...
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How to find lost disk space while switching from ubuntu to windows?and how to run windows normally after then?

I had installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Desktop (64-bit)) and I had one partition only and lost all the data I had before...then I switched to windows vista and I resized the partitions by deleting them and ...
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How to install Ubuntu (any version) on my laptop (MSI GE72-6QF-073)?

I try to install the Ubuntu version 14.04 14.10 15.04 15.10 16.04 ,but all failed. Only one time, I success install 14.04, but it is too lagging and not smooth to use. So I reinstalled it , and it ...
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Installation fails on Grub (Read only EFI partition?)

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 5000 with Windows 10. I've shrunk the windows partition and tried to install an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to have a dual boot. The installation (sda8 for / and sda9 for /home) ...
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Does 16.04 default install overwrite only one or all harddisk? How about LVM?

I am planning to install Ubuntu 16.04 on the first disk of a system with multiple harddisks (and Ubuntu 14.04 in an encrypted LVM setup on the second disk). When I start the installation and am ...
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Server install freezes at 'Select Language'

Okay this is embarrassing but we have no where else to go on this. Trying to install 16.04 LTS Server and when we get to the 'Select Language' the keyboard and mouse no longer respond. We thought at ...
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“No root filesystem is defined”. How do I install Ubuntu?

I just managed to find a tool [forgot its name] that makes a live copy of linux on my PC. Now of course I am not just going to try it, delete it. I want to install this thing. The tutorials I have ...
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New installation: Win10 / Ubuntu Studio 16.04 dual boot and multiple partitions

I'm in my 40's and heard the words Linux for years without ever looking into it. So here I am as green as grass, excited about my new journey. For 2 days straight I've been going around in circles ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 installation DVD will not boot

I built a computer recently and want to install Kubuntu 16.04 onto it. I have downloaded the 64-bit ISO, checked the MD5 sum, and burned it as an ISO image. The computer recognizes the DVD and loads ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on a hard drive using a USB flash drive that already has a full version of Ubuntu installed?

I have a new hard drive that I want to install Ubuntu on. And I have a USB flash drive already running a full version (not "try") of Ubuntu. I want to use the flash drive to install Ubuntu on the new ...
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windows 7 USB boot disk wont read

I have been trying with numerous methods to install Windows 7 alongside my 14.04 Ubuntu installation (64bit) which has a UEFI boot system, but none of the methods have worked yet.Here are some of the ...
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Ubuntu “dmar0” installation problems

Whatever version of Ubuntu I want to install, when I run the installer I get the error: [ 0.028113] DMAR: Failed to map dmar0 I have searched for a solution to this error and the most common ...
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Create a new primary partition in Ubuntu for new OS

I want to create a new primary partition on my Ubuntu server to install CentOS and use a boot manager to switch between Ubuntu and Cent OS. I have the following questions: How do I create a new ...
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Debugging preseed/late_command for ubuntu 16.04 server: tee not found vs nonexistent directory

I am trying to run the following preseed file on a ubuntu 16.04 server machine (during a packer build): d-i preseed/late_command string \ in-target mkdir -v -p -m 0440 "/etc/sudoers.d"; \ in-target ...
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Ubiquity Do not create users

I create my own distro for school computer and everything is good but ubiquity installer not create user I try to edit casper.conf file and lightdm but it doesn't help me Maybe my live user is ...
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Do I have too many partitions? I have 4 primary partitions and I'm trying to install Ubuntu alongside windows 10 (pics included)

As seen in my Disk Management window, I have 4 primary partitions. I know that C: is my windows partition, and F: is where I put all my downloads and other programs, but I do not know how important ...
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create bootable usb with partitioned usb

I have sandisk 32 GB USB partitioned in two partitions. Both are FAT32 format and first is 20 GB and second partition is of 10 GB. I use 1st partition for file storage as it is detected in windows ...
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How to install VirtualBox in Windows 8.1 [on hold]

I'm trying to install virtualbox on my PC, but every time I try to install it through the command line, it says that sudo isn't recognized as a legitimate command.
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How to install Ubuntu ( dual booth) without USB

Recently I found out that I can't install Ubuntu through my USB. I was wondering if I can install it through a direct download from Ubuntu. I tried finding it on my own, but they seem to all required ...
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Partition problem with installation

I am trying to install the latest ubuntu on my windows 10 (ex-wintdows 8.1) notebook on dual-boot mode using a bootable flash drive. After I select my desired language (first screen on the ...
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Where do I save my preseed file on installation media? Ubuntu 14.04.4 Server 64 bit

I am attempting to preseed a Ubuntu installation but all of the tutorials do not say where to save the preseed file to. They say to save it on the boot media and then pass the boot parameter ...
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Installing Ubuntu on USB Flash Drive

I know there are many answers to this question on askubuntu and google.com. I have to ask for suggestions and difference between Live USB Installed USB I want to install Ubuntu on ...
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How Much Gig Needed For Installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

Newbie here. How much space does Ubuntu need to install. I thought it was 50 Gig. But, it requested half my drive 449 Gig (half a terabyte). Installing 16.0.4 How many Gig for Ubuntu itself?
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Why does overwriting tty1.conf with rc.local cause a “Host SMBus controller not enabled!” hang during boot?

I'm trying to write a new /etc/init/tty1.conf file during boot using a script that /etc/rc.local kicks off. Contents of /etc/rc.local: sh '/etc/first-boot-config.sh' exit 0 Line in ...
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grub installation failed..package failed to install into /target/

I deleted the partition having ubuntu 16.04 and reinstalled it but grub is failing to load.I tried boot repair but it is stuck at purging kernel and installing kernel. This is the boot info ...
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Booterror: Can not install Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 on Fujitsu Siemens Notebook (Amilo SI3655) - No Operating System found

i just intalled Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 and cant boot anymore. Neither the default installation, nor manual partitioning worked. My last configuration can be seen here: http://paste2.org/5p3P5LDh As you ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server on Raid 1: FakeRAID

I am installing Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 - amd64 in RAID 1 on my system with the following specs. SPECIFICATIONS: ASUS H97M-E 4GB 1600MHz RAM i3-4160 2 x 3TB Toshiba However, I failed ...
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How to install ubuntu 14.04.4 on Asus n552vx i7 6700HQ?

I have a problem with my new laptop. On this pc i have preinstalled win 10. I disabled fast boot and secure boot. When i click to try or install Ubuntu it freezes while loading. How can i solve this? ...
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How to install Lubuntu 16.04 Alternate from a USB stick without network access?

I tried to install Lubuntu 16.04 Alternate from a USB stick to a computer with no network. During the install, it requires to enter "Ubuntu archive mirror hostname". What do I need to type to install ...
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Remove win 8, install ubuntu 16.04 64 bit on a laptop with UEFI

I want to remove win 8 and install ubuntu 16.04 64bit on a Samsung laptop with UEFI. I'm not interested in a dual boot setup. With the intention of changing the boot order so that I can boot from a ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04LTS Will Not Boot After Fresh Install

I have been having this issue for the last two day, Im attempting to install ubuntu gnome 14.04LTS, it appears to go through with the installation fine, I customize everything as far as desktop ...
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Getting an error while installing a package on LUbuntu

Can anyone guide me on to resolve the error: E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. I'm new and a beginner of Ubuntu.
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The screen is frozen before the installation of ubuntu box appears! [closed]

I have a pc asus brand model X453M, and probe and Elementary OS install ubuntu but in both after I give to install loading stays a while with the logo and then is frozen and installation box no longer ...
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Ubiquity not create user

I create my own distro for school computer and everything is good but ubiquity installer not create user :/ I try to edit casper.conf file and lightdm but it doesn't help me ;/ Maybe my live user is ...
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Want to install ubuntu for my lenovo 20332

Like the title says i want to install this on my lenovo but not sure which one to use or how to go about it any help would be appreciated
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How to install Ubuntu without an access to a CD drive or USB ports

I'm using a Nextbook laptop, on which the usbs are broken, and it doesn't have a cd drive. I used a SD card with Ubuntu on it, I just dont know how to boot it up. Any suggestions or help?
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Can't install Ubuntu 16.04 on MacBook Pro. Error Message: “Core temperature above threshold, cpu clock throttled”

I'm having this problem on my MacBook Pro (MacBookPro3,1). I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 from a USB. I can't buy any DVD/CD's, so thats out of the question. I can barely use my MacBook at the ...
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Problems with installation Ubuntu 16.04

I download iso file from the official site and make live usb. On one of the steps of the installation stops and nothing happens. The inscription on the picture: the files are installed. ... May ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 won't install! [closed]

I'm not exactly new to Linux or Ubuntu, I've had a few years to play with the OS, and though I'm no professional I know a good amount. Needless to say I've come across a problem and I think someone ...
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ZOTAC ZBOX ID18 Ubuntu install problems

I have this device as per the title, trying to install the latest 16.04. The installation stops in the middle. I dont have much experience with Ubuntu, am I using the right version for ZOTAC?. The ...
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Installation is retrieving file 56 of 56, for AGES!

How long am I going to have to wait for this to finish installing?
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Can't choose nodmraid option

I'm trying to enable the nadmraid option like this image: But this is my installation menu: How can I change to nodmraid? -- I'm a noob :) --
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How to do the equivalent of a --force-overwite via a preseed file during installation?

I need to do something like this: Force apt-get to overwrite file installed by another package on a package that is auto installed at installation time via the preseed file. That means there is no ...
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Ubuntu install problem on triple boot iMac

I have tried to install Ubuntu as a triple boot on my mac alongside OS X and Windows 10. I have made a bootable USB stick from an iso file, and when I restarted my mac while holding in the option ...
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Want to install Ubuntu 15.04 after removing windows 8 and data loss

I am Using Windows 8 and I want to install Ubuntu 15.04 and remove Windows from my system. How do I Install Ubuntu securing my data? I mean, I do not want my data to be lost.